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June 13, 2006

"Living Fossil" captured
live on video

The first photos and video have been taken of a live Laotian rock rat, a rare animal described in a scientific journal for the first time last year. It may be the only living species in its family, which scientists previously believed went extinct 11 million years ago. More....

More Photos of the rock rat

Laotian rock rat

Photo by Uthai Treesucon

Click here to download a high resolution video. 181mb

Laotian rock rat in the news: More information

For more information, contact Frank Stephenson at (850) 644-8634 or frankstp@mailer.fsu.edu.


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