Number of animal experiments up for first time since 2008
282,538 animals were experimented on in 2012 in Israel, an increase of one percent from 2011.
A report by the Health Ministry's council on animal experimentation shows a moderate increase in the number of animals used for experiments in Israel last year, as compared with a decrease over the previous five years. In 2012, 282,538 animals were used for experiments - an increase of 1 percent over 2011 (279,608 ).
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