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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.

September 27, 2017
6:25 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