The Gladiator Sparrow-Ethical Issues in Behavioral Research on Captive Populations of Wild Animals

TitleThe Gladiator Sparrow-Ethical Issues in Behavioral Research on Captive Populations of Wild Animals
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
AbstractThis case discusses whether humans should consider animal suffering and sentience when conducting research; and, who is stopping an experiment justified on the grounds that animal welfare takes precedence over human intellectual endeavor?
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 4, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2000
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/Resources/Cases/gladiator.aspx
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