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5 Reasons Rats are Like Humans - Science on the Web
Rats, like humans, are one of the most resilient mammal species on the planet. And while they've long been maligned for their disease-vector shenanigans, these unlovable scamps don't get the respect they deserve. Especially when you consider the crossover they have with human behavior.
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