Some $40,000 later, they could finally start thinking about updating the house they bought in Farmington, Conn.
For half a year, the rodents have been chewing their way around the country’s eastern grain belt, leaving economic and psychological scars.
Infected rodents pose no immediate danger to humans, but the research suggests that mutations are helping the coronavirus expand its range of potential hosts.
The springhare — whose coat glows a patchy pinkish-orange under UV light — joins the platypus and other mammals with this perplexing trait.
Much as small mammals outlived the dinosaur extinction, this rodent beat the odds when Pinatubo blew its top in the Philippines in 1991.
The African crested rat gnaws on poisonous tree branches, then grooms its noxious spittle into its fur.
The scheme involved thousands of flying squirrels that were captured in less than three years and were exported to Asia, the officials said.
Magawa, a 5-year-old African giant pouched rat, was recognized with a prestigious honor for his work detecting mines and explosives in Cambodia.
Sitting may confuse cellular sensors into thinking we are lighter than we are, prompting the body to put on weight.
Exercise prompts the liver to pump out a little-known protein that appears to rejuvenates the brain, a new study found.
The government has moved slowly to permanently stop the sale and consumption of wild animals in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, raising fears the practice may continue.
“They’re simply turning on each other” after being deprived of food and waste generated by restaurants that have closed during the pandemic, an expert said.
In animals, weight training appeared to promote the creation of new neurons in the memory centers of the brain.