Recent Examples of rodent from the Web
The Big Query’s analysis of calls to the city’s 311 quality-of-life hotline saw rodent complaints climb 73 percent between 2010 and 2016.
Unsanitary conditions or rodent infestations can help salmonella spread in hatcheries.
From observing fox squirrels, a species found throughout the eastern half of North America, researchers from the University of Berkeley found that the rodents organized their nut stash by quality, variety, and possibly even preference.
As the National Cancer Institute notes, other rodent studies have found that CBD may work synergistically with chemotherapy drugs.
To be Certified Humane, egg producers must abide by a host of rules that ensure chickens live in decent conditions, following wonky stuff about monitoring for rodent activity, ventilation, and floor covering in nest boxes.
The notebooks – stained by rain and gnawed by rodents but still legible – contain meticulous weekly observations of 2,000 trees between 1937 and 1958.
Bobcats primarily prey on rabbits and small rodents, but also kill birds and even an occasional deer.
The lab mice that survived exposure to the bacteria and viruses of the pet store rodents had stronger immune systems, suggesting to Masopust and Jameson that such dirty mice might be better for testing the safety of vaccines and new drugs.
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First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
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