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Tuesday, January 5, 2010 - Mule Creek Road, Guthrie AZ

Camped along Mule Creek Road, Guthrie AZ, March 30, 2008
Camped along Mule Creek Road, Guthrie AZ, March 30, 2008

Today I thought I might spend the night at the Walmart Supercenter in Safford AZ but, alas, I'm not welcome to overnight there. So I headed up to the AZ border near Mule Creek NM. It's colder up here but the ride up through the Apache National Forest is spectacular and worth a bit of suffering.

Night camp

Mule Creek Road East of Guthrie AZ

Messing Up Their Results

... Jack Panksepp found that laboratory-reared rats who've never seen or smelled a cat stop playing the instant you put a tuft of cat hair in their play space. Since frightened animals don't play, that's a good indication that those rats are afraid. ... This experience got Dr Panksepp to thinking about how many research laboratories might be messing up their results due to researchers' coming to work smelling like their pet cats.

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