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Posts tagged rodent

April 19, 2016



The Largest Rodent

Archaeologists discover the fossil of a monstrous rodent that lived eight million years ago.

September 24, 2012



Yak The Yuk

How can dogs eat anything from homework to food wrappers and still be ok?

March 25, 2011


Groundhogs Benefit From Being Bullied

Bullying is bad. Those who are bullied suffer either physical or mental anguish, and often both. Except if you're a yellow bellied marmot.

August 2, 2010


The World’s Largest Rat!

You'd need a massive trap and whole wheel of cheese to catch this 13.2-pound beast.

June 11, 2007


Why Whiskers?

Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose?

August 18, 2005


A New Rodent

Do you believe Big Foot exists? If Big Foot exists, then why doesn’t anyone have genuine proof? How could a creature so big manage to hide so well that humans can’t get a good glimpse of it, much less study it and classify it? Well, just that does happen frequently in nature.

April 8, 2004


The Largest Rodent Ever

What is the largest rodent to ever live as far as we know?

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