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Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Posted by:yagowe.
Time:10:01 am.
Naked mole rat cake at Cake Wrecks.
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Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Subject:Hey, Content!
Posted by:yagowe.
Time:3:42 pm.
The lastest Partially Clips.
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Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

Posted by:roses_rejoice.
Time:7:16 am.
Tennessee gets some naked mole rats!
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Monday, February 13th, 2006

Posted by:milkyrosie.
Time:11:23 am.
I am taking Ecology and Evolution at college and we are doing sociobiology right now. Mole rats are the only eusocial mamals and the reason they put up with letting the queen be the only one that breeds is that they are so closely related they have identical genetic fingerprints. So if a mole rat helps the another rat from the same colony survive, even at the expense of its own life, it is helping it's genes survive. I just thought that was cool.
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Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Subject:More art
Posted by:savannahcat.
Time:11:03 am.
Mole Rat Meditations by Ursula Vernon. It's a pencil study which she is apparently eager to paint!
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Friday, June 24th, 2005

Subject:Naked Mole Rat Queen
Posted by:savannahcat.
Time:8:49 pm.
Over on DeviantArt, Tempestryder has drawn the Naked Mole Rat Queen as part of an art exchange.
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Sunday, June 5th, 2005

Subject:Origami
Posted by:yagowe.
Time:3:44 pm.
Here's an origami naked mole rat I designed a while ago:

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Instructions
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Tuesday, April 5th, 2005

Subject:Naked Mole Rat mood icons
Posted by:savannahcat.
Time:6:29 pm.
kyoht has made Naked Mole Rat mood icons.
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Thursday, March 17th, 2005

Subject:Naked Mole Rat Dreams
Posted by:savannahcat.
Time:3:51 pm.
ursulav has created a surreal digitally-painted piece titled Naked Mole Rat Dreams.
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Sunday, April 4th, 2004

Subject:Naked Mole Rat Defence
Posted by:savannahcat.
Time:1:32 pm.
Someone has posted the Naked Mole Rat cam to wtf_inc. Immediately the defense of them begins. Hah.

I too think they're cute.
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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004

Subject:Hey
Posted by:neonmooncat.
Time:11:02 am.
Anybody who happen to have any naked pets. Consider joining my community.

http://www.livejournal.com/community/furless/
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Monday, February 16th, 2004

Posted by:roses_rejoice.
Time:9:40 pm.
Interesting article here about how mole rats lack a chemical that causes most mammals to feel pain.
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Monday, February 9th, 2004

Subject:reviving an unposted journal
Posted by:kungfuechidna.
Time:5:51 pm.
Mood:determined.
Does anyone know the conservation status of Naked Mole Rats? I mean, I know they have a restricted habitat, but they seem pretty prolific. Would it actually be possible to own pet naked mole rats? It should be, if it isn't...
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Sunday, January 11th, 2004

Posted by:roses_rejoice.
Time:12:26 pm.
The Naked Mole Rat Cam (link on the community userinfo page) makes really cool video accompaniment to CD listening. It looks like the mole rat is dancing. All it needs are some disco lites...
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Posted by:antarcticstars.
Time:4:10 pm.
Mood: blank.
ugly buggers, aren't they?

1) how does a eusocial system affect the behaviour of each individual
2) how does a eusocial system affect the behaviour of each caste
3) what are the benefits of a eusocial system to a) the entire colony and b) each individual?

I'm confused! Help!
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Wednesday, September 17th, 2003

Subject:Hullo
Posted by:savannahcat.
Time:1:32 pm.
I just happen to think Naked Mole Rats are neat.

I noticed that the Naked Mole Rat cam has moved, to
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AfricanSavanna/default.cfm?cam=MR
Right now there's two of them and they look like they're playing footsie...
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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2002

Posted by:alexmerk.
Time:8:36 pm.
Mood: happy.
Hi everybody! Great community!

I saw the naked mole rats for the 1st time at the Metro Toronto Zoo and fell in love with the little critters since. So blind and cute, it broke my heart when they would run into eachother and sleep all piled up.

I used to have a couple key chains of naked mole rats and no they're gone. Too bad.
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Monday, June 17th, 2002

Posted by:lemur_cat.
Time:1:20 pm.
Mood:informative.
I meant to point this out some time ago, butI forgot: it seems there is a cartoon on Nickelodeon that features a naked mole rat. It is called Kim Possible I believe. I've only seen a few seconds of it, but there was definitely a naked mole rat.
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Saturday, May 25th, 2002

Subject:welcome all you new mole rat fans...
Posted by:roses_rejoice.
Time:1:35 pm.
great to see how many members this community has picked up! those of you who haven't posted yet, say hello and tell us all about your interest in these fascinating little critters.
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Friday, May 24th, 2002

Subject:Naked Mole Rat Promotion Idea #1
Posted by:roses_rejoice.
Time:12:06 am.
I think the President should adopt a colony of Naked Mole Rats. He could be given a pet pregnant Queen Mole Rat by a small child and then he could install it in a colony in the Oval Office, tastefully built into a cabinet. And he could look at the mole rats and get all sorts of strategic and communitarian ideas and announce them in the State of the Union speeches. And he could be photographed getting off his helicopter with an adorable Mole Rat in his pocket.

I wonder what he would name his Mole Rats...
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