Anyone who grew up reading the original Dr Dolittle stories knows that mice aren't limited by their small size.
In Hugh Lofting's Dr Dolittle novels, mice taught themselves to read, ran 'mice sized' shops and (often once a novel) rescued their human friends.
Now studies have found: MICE CAN SNIFF FOR BOMBS WITH A 100% ACCURACY RATE!
Researchers put mice in a carefully designed 'walk through arch'. Mice could 'sniff' anyone who passed through the arch. If the mice smelt explosives, the mice reacted as though they smelt a cat! They ran from one chamber...
This Californian city has recognised two rats - trained to warn of seizures - as service animals. The rats are now in the same 'category' as guide dogs. Click on the link to read this fascinating development in rat&mice rights.