Peoria Zoo in Illinois has welcomed its first surviving second generation Giant Zambian Mole-rat pup!
The little cutie was born back on June 22nd and has been growing rapidly.
The mole ratty has the most adorbz front teeth sticking out of his mouth!
It's so cute! But they're also functional, they are used for excavating their burrows by biting away the soil.
The Peoria Zoo is actually the first zoo in the U.S. to exhibit Giant Zambian Mole-rats.
They've been working to find a technique to ensure breeding success in the species, since they're not that easy to get to breed.
This little pup's mama was the first offspring to ever survive being born at the Peoria Zoo.
So glad this little cutie survived!!
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Whoooooooooaaaaakay. Where's the mousetrap?
We KNEW Miley Cyrus had a lot more to offer at the MTV VMAs, but this takes the
Donning a gray fuzzy Chuck E. Cheese one-piece, Mousetastic Miley brought furries to a whole new level for her performance of We Can't Stop.
It's like ratchet rodent couture!
And believe it or not, that wasn't the most shocking outfit she pulled off!
CLICK HERE to see what we mean! This is most definitely NOT for kids!
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This is seriously disturbing and awful and we're just sick to our stomachs!!
Global Captive Breeders was investigated by PETA, undercover of course, and it was found that unspeakable acts of cruelty were being perpetrated at the facility.
Mitchell Behm, the 54-year-old owner, and David Delgado, also known as Jose Magana, the 29-year-old manager, have been arrested and are charged with over 100 counts of felony animal cruelty for the treatment of their 18,400 rats and 600 reptiles.
Australia has a great gift that they want to get for the Royal Baby and it's not some jewel encrusted rattle…
It's an enclosure for bilbies, which are long-nosed, rat-looking marsupials!
The Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, wants to name Taronga Zoo's bilby enclosure after the Royal cutie pie.
This is so cool!
From May 25th to June 2nd, at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London there will be a selection of Harry Potter animal actors as part of the tour!
They're trained by Head Animal Trainer Julie Tottman and the animals will be revisiting the sets they worked on during the filming of the Harry Potter movies.
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Each year, 17,000 people receive a kidney transplant, but it's the number of people that don't receive one that is so astounding.
THAT number is about 17,000 people times FIVE, which is why news that scientists have made functioning rat kidneys at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston is SO amazing!!!!
When the kidneys were transplanted into rats - they effectively produced urine for the rodents!
Normally rat urine isn't very exciting, but this could be a first step towards creating replacement organs for folks who suffer from kidney diseases.
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3/07/2013 6:00 PM ET |
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This is insanely scary!
A seven-year-old girl in England was bit on the face and arms by a FOOT LONG RAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The child's screams woke the parents up who found their traumatized daughter bleeding and in tears. The rat then scurried under the bed.
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