Six Baby Squirrels With Tails Hopelessly Tangled Together Rescued in America

Ever heard of a “rat king”? As urban legend tells us, that’s what happens when the tails of rats get knotted together. Well, apparently the same thing can happen to squirrels, as the startled residents of a town in the US state of Nebraska learned last week. Read More >>

The ‘Shower Rat’ is Very Obviously Not Showering

It’s very easy to look at an animal mimicking a human-like behavior and think “Wow! That animal is doing a human thing! It looks so cute and happy” (because humans are so cute and happy, right?) That is almost never the case. If an animal looks weird, it probably is weird—and not in a good way. Read More >>

Some Sky and TalkTalk Internet is Down Because Rats Made a Meal Out of the Cables

Sky and TalkTalk customers in South London are in a bit of a bind today, because their internet was down. The cause of the outage? Rats chewing through the cables. Read More >>

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Watch These Adorable Rodents Have Fun on a Turntable

This video shows a variety of rodents running on top of a spinning turntable, and it looks like they are having fun. If I was a rodent—maybe my ancestors were—I would enjoy this much better than the wheel. Read More >>