Vivisection is the practice of using animals for scientific and medical purposes.

Which animals are used in research?

Rats, mice and other rodents (bred for research)  
Fish, birds, amphibians and reptiles   
Small mammals other than rodents mainly rabbits and ferrets  
Sheep, cows, pigs and other large mammals 
Dogs and cats (bred for research)   
Monkeys such as marmosets and macaques   

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