Quotes about rodents (16 Quotes)

    It is an amazing discovery and it's the coelacanth of rodents. It's the first time in the study of mammals that scientists have found a living fossil of a group that's thought to be extinct for roughly 11 million years. That's quite a gap. Previous mammal

    A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.

    We can't afford to let these destructive rodents get a foothold in this watershed. Once an aggressive non-native species ... gains a foothold, the long-term costs become enormous.

    There are many other examples. West Nile virus spread from insects to humans the avian flu we are now so worried about comes from birds. Diseases also jump to domesticated animals such as cows - the human variant of 'mad cow disease', from rodents, and from many different species.

    This island is definitely a potential time bomb, because the shrinking of the sea and the likely emergence within a few years of a land bridge to the mainland and the possibility that insects and rodents, carrying deadly diseases, could cross over and infect the local population.

    There are certain housing codes, building codes that the landlord is required by law to adhere to, but generally speaking the landlord should be expected to maintain the apartment in such a manner that it is fit to be lived in. Tenants are entitled to heat, running water, freedom from insects, rodents, mildew and mold, a roof that doesn't leak and windows that don't leak.

    Plague actually is a commonly occurring disease in the southwestern United States, particularly in rodents, prairie dogs and so forth. Almost any researcher technically could go out and capture the same kind of bacteria by doing sampling in the environmen

    Our finding suggests that high resolution sensory maps that can quickly and accurately handle many different kinds of sensory features are an essential hallmark of high sensory acuity, in whatever mode of perception is most important to the animal. It makes sense that mammals develop intricate sensory maps in the sensory system that is crucial for them--like vision is for us or the whisker system is for rodents.

    A native of Mitchell, S.Dak., small forward Mike Miller played his high school games in the Corn Palace, a 3,500-seat amphitheater whose exterior murals are made from 300,000 ears of maize. While the arena is popular with tourists traveling on I-90, it is also a favorite haunt of the local fauna. Don't get me wrong, it's a cool place, ... but it seems like there are always birds and rodents eating the outside.

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