Animal Folklore: Rodents
Atlanta Restaurant Closed for Serving Rats, etc. as Food (Photos)
Email hoax claims an "Asian/Chinese" restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia was recently closed by authorities for offering dishes made of rats, mice, kittens and puppies.
The Gerbil and Richard Gere
We get to the bottom of that pernicious rumor about Mr. Gere and his furry little friend.
Gerbilling Mishap Injures Two
Another apocryphal sex tale involving men and gerbils.
Lethal Rat Droppings
E-tale about a Hawaiian store clerk who inhaled a fatal dose of dried rat droppings.
Lethal Rat Urine
How a friend of a friend lost her life by drinking from an unwashed Coke can.
The Mexican Pet
Excuse me, folks, but that mangy chihuahua of yours looks an awful lot like a sewer rat!
Mouse Gets Jammed in Printer Cartridge (Photos)
Emailed photos document one of the more unusual causes of a printer jam: a live mouse stuck in the printer's ink toner cartridge.