Please, take a few minutes to watch what is going on in the animal laboratories of the UK’s leading Universities. Behind all of the abstractions about the benefits, supremacy and irreproachability of science, the ‘necessary evils’ of experimentation, are individual, self-aware, thinking and feeling animals who are confined, torture and killed so miserably. There are complex issues at play about the division of labor with these graduate students, their desensitization to suffering and the total objectification of animals but these issues and these images uncover the true reality of animal experimentation as a globalized, institutionalized practice. In the UK as in the US, little has changed in the past 100 years from the subterranean laboratories of 19th century vivisectors, bringing animals home off the street to cut into on their kitchen tables. This is the type of ivory tower megalomania that needs to be confronted. This is suffering that is public funded in tax monies and publicly condoned in our complacency.