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Rats demonstrate advanced empathy:
Three StepsWell, apparently the conditioned reflex of a rat seeing another rat in danger is to panic and run away. It says it took several weeks before they felt safe enough to approach the container. So whatever they were doing, it was learned behavior rather than pure instinct.
edited 9th Dec '11 9:02:51 AM by Clarste
You realise this now ruins every movie gangster from Jimmy Cagney on who ever complained about "dirty, double-crossing rats."
"Well, it's a lifestyle"
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