We know that like us, rats are intelligent, kind and empathic and sometimes experience regret, have an active memory life, laugh and play games, plan ahead, engage in bartering and trading, are super helpful, and are great at tasks, using tools and learning. So why, when we have scientific evidence of all of these attributes, do we treat rats so inhumanely–in the scientific lab, as well as the outer world?
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