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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.

Examples:
"...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.”

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

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

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