Animals

A Giant Coconut-Eating Rat Was Discovered in the Solomon Islands

A rat more than four times the size of those typically seen in the US has been found living on a remote island.

Published On 09/27/2017
11:25 AM EDT
Skull of Uromys vika. | Tyrone Lavery, The Field Museum
These are nuts bearing the characteristic tooth-marks of Uromys vika. | Tyrone Lavery, The Field Museum