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30 August 2008

Addiction experiments performed at the University of Minnesota causes primates to suffer so terribly that they succumb to exhibiting anything from self mutilation to complete mental breakdown.

"...shows evidence of self-mutilation “did bite knee after observation.”"

"...“extremely thin, body condition is poor, severe alopecia . . . bruising on top of left ankle.”"

"...tongue partially gone"

On several occasions, researchers document: “NHP was observed by LACT ripping hair from the armpit area and chewing on the fur, each time he would grab a tuft of hair he would vocalize.”

   University of Minnesota - records for primates - 2007
   * Primate: 25A
   * Primate: 25B
   * Primate: 45D
   * Primate: 312E

   University of Minnesota - Government Documents, Articles, APHIS Reports
   Government Grant Promoting Cruelty - Regarding this Experiment
   Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN)

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