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Quick, call for the Dread Pirate Roberts!

By Andrew Pollack on 12/18/2007 at 11:30 AM EST

Scientists have discovered that there really are ROUS (Rodents Of Unusual Size) living in the jungles of New Guinea.

According to this BBS article, "A giant rodent five times the size of a common rat has been discovered"...


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re: Quick, call for the Dread Pirate Roberts!By Bruce Perry on 12/18/2007 at 12:29 PM EST
This is clearly one of the Giant Rats of Sumatra, a species mentioned by Watson
in a reference to an unpublished Sherlock Holmes case.

I've no clue what it's doing in New Guinea though.
re: Quick, call for the Dread Pirate Roberts!By Craig Wiseman on 12/18/2007 at 04:51 PM EST
But does it waddle?


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