Undercover Among the Cages

An activist group's hidden-camera investigation at Chapel Hill raises issues about colleges' oversight of animal welfare

Kate Turlington's co-workers in the animal laboratory grew suspicious when they noticed that she never ate meat at lunch.

Other clues popped up during the six months that she worked as a technician on the University of North Carolina's campus here, caring for laboratory mice and rats. For example, she filed more reports about the welfare of individual animals