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PETA to run ad in Baltimore challenging animal testing

PETA to run ad in Baltimore challenging animal testing

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to run an ad in Baltimore Tuesday evening showing what it’s like for animals used in medical experiments, but the animal will be a teddy bear.

PETA, known for graphic billboards and stunts to highlight animal cruelty, said a real animal would be a no-no during prime time and on social media so the stuffed version will be seen in the ad, airing during the hit NBC show “This is Us.”

The teddy bear will be taken into a laboratory, strapped down, injected with chemical, cut open, killed and thrown away.

The animal rights group is targeting the Baltimore market because it is home to Johns...

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