The rat has been a negative symbol for so long, it is difficult for some people to perceive it in any other way. Rats hide in dark places, holes in the ground and feed on garbage among other things. They are often considered dirty and have been well known to carry disease and sickness. On the other hand, rats are also exhibit significant altruistic social behaviors and a general ability to learn and adapt to their environment. Their sacrificial use in various studies has contributed greatly to the health and well being of mankind.
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