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Espigueiros do Soajo
A cluster of granite granaries perched on stilts.
Added by Vrielinkie
The Black-Footed Tree Rat Has Been Rediscovered in Western Australia
And it's pretty cute.
August 24, 2017
The Rat-Related Internet Outage in Ontario
Why don't the rats want us to be online?
July 07, 2017
Just a Rat Stealing Food From a Turtle, Which Is Trying to Steal It From Some Fish
June 27, 2017
New Zealand's Quixotic (Perhaps) Mission to Kill Every One of Its Rats
The country wants its birds back.
May 12, 2017
New York, New York
Rat sculptures try to infiltrate the Graybar Building in an architectural tribute to New York City's nautical history.
Added by AaronNetsky
The 'Forgotten' Ratcatchers of Paris Go on Strike
"They only want to be recognized," a representative said.
March 15, 2017
Why Are Rats Always the Bad Guys?
And mice always heroes? Experts trace the history of typecasting rodents.
January 25, 2017
The Complicated, Inconclusive Truth Behind Rat Kings
They've been mythologized for centuries.
December 23, 2016
The Best Secret Weapon Against Landmines and Tuberculosis Is a Rat
African giant pouched rats are better mine-sniffers than dogs and faster at TB diagnosis than human doctors.
November 28, 2016
The U.S. Has Hired Rats To Combat Wildlife Trafficking
It's the latest coup for the talented African Pouched Rat, which is already busy sniffing out land mines and tuberculosis.
October 24, 2016
The Doomed Mouse Utopia That Inspired the 'Rats of NIMH'
Dr. John Bumpass Calhoun spent the '60s and '70s playing god to thousands of rodents.
September 14, 2016
An Australian Island Paradise's Century-Long Rat War
Humans, rodents, and owls have waged battle over Lord Howe and its lovely palms.
May 03, 2016
Just How Huge Are New York’s Rats?
This one weighs about 1.5 pounds.
March 03, 2016
Could Naked Mole-Rats Hold the Key to Everlasting Life?
February 01, 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland
North Rona Island
This remote Scottish isle is only inhabited by seals, birds, and the memory of a tragic settlement.
Added by The Minx
FOUND: Ancient Rats the Size of Modern Dogs
November 09, 2015
Meet the Self-Appointed King of Victorian Rat-Catchers
October 15, 2015
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