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In Indonesia, home to giant rat

December 17 2007

Scientists suggest that they were able to open the unknown science of mammals. This pygmy possum and giant rat. Both animals were found in the mountains of Indonesia, in Papua province. In a joint with the Indonesian scientific expedition to the mountains of Papua, according to, scientists have found little possum Cercartetus, one of the smallest marsupial, and giant rats Mallomys.

The latter finding is particularly surprised by scientists at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, unnecessarily, it is five times greater than normal rats, and absolutely not afraid of people.

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