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The 'Ninja rats' of the Arizona desert

Dr Rulon Clark and his colleagues at San Diego State University have been studying rats that have developped a way to escape deadly snake attacks - by leaping in the air, kicking and bouncing. Dr Rulon Clark nicknamed them "Ninja rats".

Image: a Ninja rat leaping in the air to escape deadly snake attacks
Credit: Youtube.com/ninjarats

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