The Week in Animal News: Singing Mice, Santa Swims with Sharks, and More (Slideshow)


Photo credit: Osaka University via Discovery News

Mice that tweet like birds? Yes, they now exist in Japan.

See how these new musical rodents could mean big advances in science, and then check out the rest of the week's animal news: birds going extinct and other birds making a comeback, animals with strange noses, daring deer rescues, and more.

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