21:29 GMT +318 April 2019
Listen Live
    Ninja Rodents: Kangaroo Rats Evade Venomous Sidewinder Rattlesnakes

    Ninja Rodents: Kangaroo Rats Evade Venomous Sidewinder Rattlesnakes

    © YouTube/Caters Clips
    Videoclub
    Get short URL
    0 80

    Move over, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

    A compilation of slow-motion footage featuring the predator-prey relationship between kangaroo rats and sidewinder rattlesnakes has amassed over 400,000 views since its April 5 Caters Clips posting.

    Captured by NinjaRat, a team of student researchers from California and New Mexico, the brief clips show the agile rats leaping, spinning and doding strikes from the venomous pit viper. The bipedal rodents are even seen fighting back with their feet in some frames.

    The tables would be turned real quick if the rodent could punch with its paws like a real kangaroo! 

    Related:

    Rats! Sledder Has Unexpected Encounter in Snowy British Columbia
    Say Cheese! Domino's Pizza Closes Branch in Israel After Video of Rats
    All Fight, No Flight: US Teen Taunts the Wrong Goose
    Doe Denied Treat Holds Her Ground, Stamps Hoof in Protest
    Stolen SUV Caught Clipping Police Vehicle, Flipping During Pursuit
    Tags:
    research, Rodents, snake, rats, New Mexico, California, United States
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik

    More videos