Some Strange Instincts of Cattle. Insanity or Crime?
William H Hudson Longman's Magazine
Animal Behaviour, Instinct, Mental Illness
Discusses 'certain strange instincts in cattle, which in some cases resemble insanity'. These include the excitement caused by the smell of blood, and the 'impulse to kill a weakly animal' shown by herds of healthy cows.
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