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New Rat Species Is Nearly Toothless

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A new species of rat that has practically no teeth has been discovered. But no worries, the rat hardly needs them since it feeds on a diet of soft earthworms.

The rat, dubbed Paucidentomys vermidax, is a type of shrew rat that lives on Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. It's the first known rodent to lack cheek teeth.

http://news.discovery.com/animals/new-rat-species-is-nearly-toothless-120821.html

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Not the kind of rat I'm used to. I suppose the most it could do is nibble you.

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That is a seriously odd diet for a rodent

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That is a seriously odd diet for a rodent

Shrews seem to be fine with it :)

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its ears looks like a soggy potato chip. O.o

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