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Olive the Super-Smart RatRats in the wild are scary because they are so invasive and can spread disease, but they honestly make pretty good pets. With a good home and regular meals, they can be affectionate and entertaining. And one of the reasons they survive in almost all conditions is that they are so intelligent. Esther Minic-Rosenthal has several rats, but she's never had one as willing and able to learn new things as Olive. While Minic-Rosenthal tells us Olive's story, watch to see all the neat tricks she can do. At about 1:40, you'll see she can recognize her own name in print! I am quite impressed. See more of Olive's tricks in several videos at Laughing Squid, and see more of Minic-Rosenthal's rats at Instagram.#rat #petrat
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Magawa The Landmine Sniffing Giant Pouch Rat has DiedThis January 2022, a hero is laid to rest. Magawa the landmine-sniffing HeroRAT had been the ripe old age of 8 when he died.​Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, was born November 2013 in a landmine detection rat training and breeding center run by non-profit APOPO in Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. In 2016, Magawa moved to Siem Reap, Cambodia to pursue a career where he found over 100 landmines, saving the lives of many Cambodians, and became the non-profit's most successful HeroRAT.After his retirement last year, Magawa led a healthy life until an unexpected drop in energy and loss of appetite in his last days. Magawa may no longer be with us, but his legacy will remain with us until the end of time.#rat #giantpouchedrat #landmine
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This Pet Rat Named Mr Blick Can Play a Harmonica and Just Released a Catchy Tune on SpotifyMr. Blik, the charming tony rat, is a certified artist!Meet Mr. Blik, an adorable little rat who has become the internet's next sensation after his human posted a video of him online playing a tiny harmonica! One of his humans apparently bought the world's tiniest harmonica for his friend's birthday but instead it was used by Mr.Blik. They were able to capture Mr. Blik's attention with the help of some sweet honey, hold the little harmonica to his tiny little mouth, and get him to create this charming tune, which was released on Spotify on August 28,2021.#tiny #rat #harmonica #musicImage by: SpaceCaptainz