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Question about getting cadavers

Post by Bio-Hazard » Sat Nov 26, 2005 10:33 pm

Caution: Not for the weak of heart.

Are there laws against people killing animals, bring them into their shed and then disecting them. I've actually been wondering about this lately and it's been of interest to me. I'm sure there are probably places where you could buy dead beings from some warehouse, but I was wondeirng about the U.S. law on cadavers.

Anyone have any information?

I've been wanting to use a subject and start doing research on it like the people in the italian renaissance.

I guess the only federal thing that would probable cause a problem is the current trend with diseases in animals. Disecting them at a college undergraduate level might not be the brightest thing because of the need of proper equipment.

What do you people think?

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Post by EmmVeePee » Sun Nov 27, 2005 7:58 am

Uhh, you want to use people, or animals?

Your plan seems a bit... creepy.

Yes, that would be against the U.S. law. You are only allowed to use animals for research under certain conditions. It seems like you want to for a hobby, which certainly isn't covered.
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:28 pm

The people on Animal Planet, that show called "ANimal Police", would really have a ball with you... :)
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