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How Many Animals Are Used for Testing in your State?

This map shows the staggering amount of animals used in testing by state in the U.S.. The darker and more intense the color, the more animals used by facilities in that state.

Hover over each individual state for more information and use the toggle at the top to see totals for each type of animal.

This map was created using data from the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2014 Annual Report on Animal Usage. Every USDA-register research facility is required by the Animal Welfare Act to submit their use of covered animals to this report. The animal subjects are categorized by the type of testing that they undergo:

Animal testing in the United States