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Longevity Secrets of the Naked Mole Rat

The naked mole rat is the longest-living rodent known and can live an astonishing 16x longer than regular rats. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg! 207 more words

National Zoo - Winter 2019

We took a mid-week trip to DC and due to a teeny weeny snowfall the city was shut down for an entire day. So we visited the following day and even though there was very little snowfall the visit was well worth our time. 9 more words

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Gonna rock you like a hurricane

This week, hurricane Florence, a category-5 storm, is gearing up to kick the Carolinas in their short and curlies. Climate change implications aside for the moment, Florence is projected to hit the US as the northernmost category-5 storm ever. 507 more words

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Saturday Surprise -- Strange Animals

Hello friends and welcome to the WEEKEND!!!  I know, I know … I’m retired, and every day is a weekend, or so you think.  Let me clue you in … being retired is hard work!  897 more words

Animals

Research Roundup: Monkey models naturally mimic childhood neurodegenerative disease, life expectancy in naked mole rats, and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? 578 more words

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