“Extinct” Animal Found Alive

Published by PETA.

Biologists working in Colombia got a cute little surprise when a red-crested tree rat, a species that was thought to be long extinct, ambled up to them and posed for pictures. The small rodent is causing much excitement among scientists, leading us to ask, “‘Who cares about rodents?”‘ Everyone should!

You can show you care about rodents by using a Humane Smart Mousetrap if one gets in your house—and setting him or her free outside.
Written by Michelle Sherrow

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind