Researchers Discover What Makes Mice Freeze or Flee (image) University College London Share Print E-Mail Caption New UCL research shows that mice are likely to freeze at the sight of small slow-moving shapes and flee from fast approaching ones. This is thought to represent reactions to predators cruising overhead or swooping in. Credit Sam Solomon, UCL Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.