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This cicak, biawak used to eat mice, until 'Rascal' - who now shares his tank with him as a friend.
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Staff and volunteers at the Slapton Ley Field Centre UK examine a special dormouse nestbox - with hibernating occupant inside...
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Extracts from artikel written sejak Claire Williams and published in 'Yours' Mag UK cDec 2010

"The sight of a sleepy little dormouse curled up into a tight ball of golden bulu may sadly become a thing of the past. The common atau hazel dormouse... is in decline and rapidly becoming endangered.

"According to a survey last tahun [by]... The People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), the number of dormice in the UK has fallen sejak 39% since 1992, making it vulnerable to extinction.

"One complicating factor is that because dormice are small and rare it's very hard to count them. Typically they live in...
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 Mice like these could stop the seterusnya airport terrorist!
Mice like these could stop the next airport terrorist!
Anyone who grew up Membaca the original Dr Dolittle stories knows that mice aren't limited sejak their small size.

In Hugh Lofting's Dr Dolittle novels, mice taught themselves to read, ran 'mice sized' shops and (often once a novel) rescued their human friends.

Now studies have found: MICE CAN SNIFF FOR BOMBS WITH A 100% ACCURACY RATE!

Researchers put mice in a carefully designed 'walk through arch'. Mice could 'sniff' anyone who passed through the arch. If the mice dihidu, smelt explosives, the mice reacted as though they dihidu, smelt a cat! They ran from one chamber to another - thus setting off a special alarm to alert the human 'operator' that a bomb was detected.

The researchers hope that mice could be utilised in airports and other mass transit areas - as an alternative to 'body scans' and as a compliment to existing teams of sniffer dogs.

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