The mice in attics and the rats in garbage bins — along with those used in research labs — belong to the Murinae group of rodents. These mammals have many body types and sizes, ranging from a fraction of an ounce to more than 4 pounds. Native to Europe, Asia, and Australia, Old World rats and mice now have a nearly planet-wide presence.
As marsupials, wallabies (pictured here) and kangaroos seem to have a lot in common: a pouch, a long tail, and the hopping thing. They’re both native to Australia and New Guinea, as well. But there are some key differences, including body size, teeth, and jaw shape. Find out more!
Right now they respond to "NO!" and "Bad bunny" and shaking a bag that they think is food....i dont think thats what this means though hahaha. Training Your Pet Rabbit (Training Your Pet Series) « Library User Group
The wombat resembles a cross between a dog and a pig. Like its Down Under cousins the koala and kangaroo, the wombat is a marsupial. Three species of these nocturnal animals inhabit the forests, mountains and grasslands of Australia. Discover more about these tunnel-digging animals.
With roughly 15 different species, hedgehogs are found in Europe, Asia, and Africa. These tea-cup sized carnivores eat insects, worms, mice, and the occasional snake. A coat of stiff spines helps deter predators, but hedgehogs roll up into a spiky ball when threatened. Find out how they got their name and why some people consider them useful pets.
Nope, it's not an anteater, a reptile, or a moving artichoke. No doubt, the pangolin is one odd-looking mammal. With the longest tongue and stickiest saliva for an animal its size, the pangolin feasts exclusively on ants and termites. Find out more about this bizarre creature: its unique keratin scales, long claws, and defenses against angry bugs, big cats, and pythons.