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    Rat Swims 400 Meters Across Ocean

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    http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/science...eut/index.html

    Despite all their efforts, including fitting the rat with a radio collar, they couldn't catch the crafty creature.

    After 10 weeks on the island the rodent decided it had had enough. It swam 400 meters, the longest distance recorded for a rat across open sea, to another rat-free island where it was eventually captured in a trap baited with penguin meat several weeks later.

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    Penguin meat?


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    Rats will eventually take over the world!



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