Crockett County High School Replaces Dissection With Non-Animal Methods

August 2011 

After learning about the educational superiority and cost-effectiveness of modern alternatives to dissection, a biology teacher at Crockett County High School contacted PETA to find out how to replace animal dissection in her classes with non-animal methods. Through its educational grant program, PETA donated virtual dissection software, models, and computer equipment that will completely replace the dissection of 13 different species of animals—including frogs, minks, turtles, and snakes. This means that hundreds of students each year will learn biology using only humane methods.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind