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How Much Do You Know About The Naked Mole Rat?

Naked mole rats? Oh yeah, they're pretty underground. You've probably never heard of them.

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First watch this video for a quick naked mole rat refresher course:

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  1. 1. What do naked mole rats most closely resemble?

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    Tiny sausages encased in testicle skin.
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    Swollen human fingers with teeth.
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    Haggis that has been buried underground for an extended period of time.
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    Hairless rats.
  2. 2. How many individual naked mole rats live in one society?

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    2. Naked mole rats are monogamous.
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    3-10. They live in polygamous groups.
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    70+. They live in eusocial clusters.
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    1,000,000+. There is an unseen army of naked mole rats living below every habited continent.
  3. 3. What are the two main types of naked mole rat?

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    Jocks and Nerds.
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    Soldiers and Workers.
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    Capulets and Montagues.
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    East Coast and West Coast.
  4. 4. What are naked mole rats immune to?

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    Insults.
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    Sexually-transmitted diseases.
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    Love.
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    Cancer.
  5. 5. What can naked mole rats live with very little of?

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    Emotional support from their parents.
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    Sunlight.
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    Oxygen.
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    Foods rich in carbohydrates.
  6. 6. How many babies does the queen naked mole rat have in her lifetime?

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    Trick question. Naked mole rats reproduce asexually.
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    1. When they give birth, their sexual organs fall out and they become genderless.
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    10-20. They typically give birth to 1 or 2 babies a year.
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    Nearly 900. (It's probably exhausting.)
 
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