The local Alliance for Animals and PETA are this week sending a letter (PDF) asking Dane County’s district attorney to prosecute the UW-Madison for allegedly violating a state law against “instigating fights between animals.”
At issue are experiments by a team of UW scientists into aggression by mice. According to one published study, the scientists found that mice who won fights with other mice were more likely to seek out future fights. It is not known whether proximity to bartime was also tracked.
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