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Interesting Facts about Rats

The rats. Some of us are fond of them while the majority loathe them. There are people who keep them as pets while there are others who wonder why people keep rats as pets.

Well, rats are not that bad as long as you ensure the surrounding including their bedding (cage) is clean.

I know. I wouldn’t keep one as a pet. I distaste them but hey, they are cool creatures.

From my research, I discovered cool facts about rats. Let’s see how much you know about Rats.

And, if you have a phobia (fear) of rats, well, you are suffering from mesophobia.

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    They have belly buttons

    • Yes
    • No
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    They are clean animals

    • Yes
    • No
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    They are little curious creatures

    • Yes
    • No
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    They have excellent memories

    • Yes
    • No
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    Rats do not sweat

    • Yes
    • No
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    Unlike camels, rats can stay for long periods without water

    • Yes
    • No
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    They don’t have gall bladders

    • Yes
    • No
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    They are solitary animals

    • Yes
    • No
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    Rats are shy

    • Yes
    • No
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    Rats are prone to peer pressure

    • Yes
    • No
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    A female rat can mate with different males a total of 500 times within 6 hours

    • Yes
    • No
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    When a rat chatters or grinds its teeth, it’s an indication it’s happy

    • Yes
    • No
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    Rats eat their own faeces for nutritional value

    • Yes
    • No

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  1. That’s a good score. You rock. Thanks for taking the quiz.
    Yah, they succumb to peer pressure. Here is an extract from New Scientist: “It’s not just humans who succumb to peer pressure – rats do too. Brown rats have a tendency to disregard personal experiences and copy the behaviour of their peers. What’s more, the urge to conform appears to be so strong that they will choose to eat food they know to be unpalatable when interacting with other rats that have done the same.”

  2. That’s a good score. You rock. Thanks for taking the quiz.
    Yah, they succumb to peer pressure. Here is an extract from New Scientist: “It’s not just humans who succumb to peer pressure – rats do too. Brown rats have a tendency to disregard personal experiences and copy the behaviour of their peers. What’s more, the urge to conform appears to be so strong that they will choose to eat food they know to be unpalatable when interacting with other rats that have done the same.”

    • That’s a good score. You rock. Thanks for taking the quiz.
      Yah, they succumb to peer pressure. Here is an extract from New Scientist: “It’s not just humans who succumb to peer pressure – rats do too. Brown rats have a tendency to disregard personal experiences and copy the behaviour of their peers. What’s more, the urge to conform appears to be so strong that they will choose to eat food they know to be unpalatable when interacting with other rats that have done the same.”

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