The Mail Online report:

British universities killed a staggering 1.3million animals last year in the name of research, it has emerged.

Among the slaughtered animals were almost a million mice, 124 monkeys, 10 dogs and six emus that were all killed for medical and veterinary research throughout British universities and research institutes.

Edinburgh University had the highest death rate, with 226,341 animals being killed, followed by Oxford and Cambridge.

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