Read more about the article RAT-A-PHEWY: Roasted Rodent Seized From Passenger s Luggage
A whole, roasted cane rat was found by customs officials from the main customs office at the airport during a baggage check on a passenger from the Congo, in Munich, Germany, in April. (Hauptzollamt Munchen/Newsflash)

RAT-A-PHEWY: Roasted Rodent Seized From Passenger s Luggage

Horrified customs officials seized a roasted cane rat from a passenger's luggage when he flew into Germany from Africa. The rodent - considered a bush meat delicacy in West Africa - had been packed in a cold box and still had its fur on its hide. Cane rats are heavily…

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Read more about the article GROUNDHOG PLAY: Adult Rodent Stops Bike By Hugging Bicycle Wheel, As If To Demand Careful Driving To Keep The Kids Safe
Groundhog blocks man's road by hugging bicycles wheel in Xilingol, China. (baoguang3983/AsiaWire)

GROUNDHOG PLAY: Adult Rodent Stops Bike By Hugging Bicycle Wheel, As If To Demand Careful Driving To Keep The Kids Safe

It seems it is not just people that worry about the kids when people drive past too fast - as this video shows where an irate groundhog stops a cycle passing its hole by grabbing its wheel, and refusing to let go. The cute incident was recorded in Xilingol, a…

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Read more about the article I Smell A Rat: Spanish MPs Gasp In Horror As Rodent Makes Appearance In Parliament
A rat has appeared during a session of the Andalusian Parliament on Wednesday (21 July) caused a picnic among the representatives and forced the session to stop until they have managed to remove it, in Seville, Spain. (Parlamento de Andalucia/Newsflash)

I Smell A Rat: Spanish MPs Gasp In Horror As Rodent Makes Appearance In Parliament

This footage shows MPs gasping and recoiling in horror as a rat scurries across the floor of the Spanish Parliament in Andalusia. https://youtu.be/4vmM8M4hub0 The incident took place in the Andalusian Parliament in southern Spain and shows the president of the Parliament, Marta Bosquet, 52, addressing her peers while wearing a…

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Read more about the article Palaeontologists Discover Worlds Oldest Rodent Tooth
Polish paleontologists discover worlds oldest rodent tooth, stuck in a mandible of the worlds oldest known mammal shrew. (Newsflash)

Palaeontologists Discover Worlds Oldest Rodent Tooth

Researchers have discovered a jaw fragment from the world’s oldest rodent which inhabited Greenland over 215 million years ago. The team of Polish researchers published their findings in the peer-reviewed journal ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America’. The research began in 2014 when…

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Read more about the article 16-Foot Anaconda Swims With Largest Rodent In Stomach
Pic shows: The snake on the water. This is the moment a 16-foot anaconda is filmed swimming through the waters of a Brazilian river with its stomach massively bloated after eating the world’s largest rodent.

16-Foot Anaconda Swims With Largest Rodent In Stomach

Story By: Alex Cope, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News Video Credit:CEN This is the moment a 16-foot anaconda is filmed swimming through the waters of a Brazilian river with its stomach massively bloated after eating the world’s largest rodent. The startling scenes were recorded by an onlooker on the banks of the Parana River in…

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