Incorporation of bioethical standards for the generation of high quality scientific knowledge from research in wildlife: Science with conscience
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Keywords

animal experimentation
animal welfare
bioethics
IACUCs

Abstract

Research using wild animals has diverse aims, such as conservation, environmental management, and the generation of knowledge. The aim of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) is to assure that such research is carried out under high bioethical and animal welfare standards, minimizing animal suffering and environmental impact. This manuscript highlights the relevance of IACUCs as an ally to adjust the procedures on animals to the norm and thus facilitate scientific progress.

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Copyright (c) 2020 Tamara A. Tadich, Inés de Freslón, Carmen Gallo, Jesús M. Zúñiga, Ronald Vargas, Cristian G. Torres, Néstor Tadich, Jessica Gimpel, Claudio Martinez, Daniel Sandoval, Ricardo Enríquez, Julio Alfaro, Pablo Muñoz, Rodolfo Paredes, Benjamín Erranz, Ingrid Carvacho, Marcelo Mezzano, Emilio A. Herrera

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