Good News Network: For 30 Years, This Cute Critter Was Thought to be Extinct –Until Now.

The adorable kangaroo rat, named for its ability to hop about the arid lowlands where it is found, was listed as endangered by the Mexican government in 1994.

Then, a team of researchers from the San Diego Natural History Museum were in the field conducting routine monitoring of small mammal communities in Baja, California over the summer when they found four of the 5-inch rats.

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/for-30-years-this-cute-critter-was-thought-to-be-extinct-until-now/

Posted by biohexx1 biohexx1, May 09, 2018 15:21

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