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Beauty is pain for the lab mice, © Rama

Crow’s feet? Creased forehead? Sweaty armpits? Botox is regularly touted as a solution in the Swiss media, but few reports mention the animal cruelty involved.

A Swiss animal rights group, the Verein gegen Tierfabriken Schweiz (VgT), has been staging demonstrations to raise awareness of the problem.

“There’s been a lot reported on botox, but very little about the animal cruelty aspect. So the best thing is to provoke,” according to VgT president Erwin Kessler.

Click here to read the whole story: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/science_technology/Cosmetic_botox_booms_at_expense_of_mice.html?cid=18032542

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