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Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009, 11:15 am
Rats in the news

Check out this adorable new rat they found in a 'lost' volcano in PNG. (If the volcano is lost, how did they find the rat?) He is 82cm, cute as a button and completely unafraid of humans. (Thanks to Porsupah for pointing this out.)

Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009 02:07 am (UTC)
tkcoyote

"He's like a little Puppy!"

LOL! That made me chuckle. He is very cute and dang if he's very calm!

Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009 04:12 am (UTC)
kendermouse

He's so CUTE! And so unafraid... Very cool.

Thank you for sharing this.

peace,
km

Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009 07:07 am (UTC)
ankhorite: New Giant Rat

Ooooh!

Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009 12:41 pm (UTC)
ultratails42

Awww. Beaten to it. Was gonna show ya cause I just found it but you isnt on.

Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009 12:53 pm (UTC)
savant_da_rat

Squeee, cool :)

Mon, Sep. 7th, 2009 09:54 pm (UTC)
colifox

I was going to tell you about this but never mind :) Isnt it awesome?

Tue, Sep. 8th, 2009 02:22 am (UTC)
patch_bunny

Saw that cutie. Was hoping my rodent friends would come across it. Such a big fluffy rattikins!

Better hide all the power cords if you take him home.

Tue, Sep. 8th, 2009 02:32 am (UTC)
mejeep

The volcano's lost because IT REFUSED TO STOP TO ASK FOR DIRECTIONS :-)

Now to find the giant FERRETS! They're probably in the tunnels deep to the center of the earth. Had the explorers brought a ferret with them instead of following the "AS" graffiti, they'd have their shinies AND get out quickly and safely!

Tue, Sep. 8th, 2009 02:57 am (UTC)
marko_the_rat

The volcano's lost because IT REFUSED TO STOP TO ASK FOR DIRECTIONS :-)

*laughs* You win the internet!

But what does 'following the "AS" graffiti' mean?

Tue, Sep. 8th, 2009 03:05 am (UTC)
mejeep

citing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Journey_to_the_Center_of_the_Earth
Arne Saknussemm (Arnie Saccnuson) first made the voyage to the center of the earth, etching "AS" wherever he went, including wrong turns and dangerous places.

Wed, Sep. 9th, 2009 04:41 am (UTC)
evilrat

Well, rats never stop growing. Maybe he's just really, really old. ;)