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See 7 weird things about kangaroo rats

See 7 weird things about kangaroo rats
See 7 weird things about kangaroo rats
See 7 weird things about kangaroo rats
Posted at 7:51 PM, May 02, 2016
and last updated 2020-04-06 14:23:24-04

Is there anything more gross than rats? Rats that can jump 9 feet in the air. Check out those feet!

Kangaroo rats call the Arizona desert their home, which means you can see them ALL over the state. These critters don't need much water to survive and store food in fur-lined pouches by their cheeks.

Watch the video above to see them in action! Check out those HOPS!

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