Rats Help Their Own Strain And Help Other Strains Of Rats After Just Getting To Know A Single One

Discussion in 'Scientific Studies' started by boris, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. boris

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    I think this gives some insights into xenophobia (and other things) in humans. You are reserved to what you don't know.
     
  2. RWilly

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    Rats are pretty amazing. I had a pet rat when I was a kid who knew how to get out of his cage and would climb into my bed and snuggle just like a dog. He also went on walks with me without a leash. He also knew commands, like 'go back to your cage'.
     
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    They really are impressive and lovely creatures. They remind me of little felines. Especially the way they groom.

     
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    They're genetically very close to us

    Can't agree with this haha
     
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    I also had pet rats as a child and they were such wonderful pets. They are very very smart and have obvious human-like feelings.
     
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    I can't help but feel sad for all those rats that have been tortured for the sake of experiment.
     
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