January 12, 2013

Tough Mouse Eats Scorpions, Howls at Moon

Sara Reardon, NewScientist


AP Photo

In the dark expanses of the Sonoran desert in the US, a terrifying creature stalks the night, searching for fresh meat. Anything will do: crickets, rodents, tarantulas – the nastier the better. Even the poisonous scorpion cannot escape the savage monster's little pink paws. It fights bravely, stinging its attacker on the nose.

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