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Naked Mole Rat

Does Hairless Rodent Hold Key To Cancer?

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

Apart from their hairless appearance, naked mole rats are known for several distinguishing characteristics: They have an unusually long life span for...

Weird Rodent May Hold Key To Human Longevity

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

At first glance, there's not much to envy about the naked mole rat. The homely little rodent sports wrinkled skin, stubby legs, and poor eyesight--and...

PHOTOS: Happy 75th Birthday, Small Mammal House

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Small Mammal House at the Smithsonian's National Zoo marked its 75th birthday on Tuesday. Home to a variety of rodents, insectivo...

PHOTOS: Adorable Or Ugly? The Ultimate Animal Showdown

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Occasionally we here at Huffington Post will post a video or photos of what we think is a cute little animal, and the comments will erupt into a debat...