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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by Robert C. O'Brien

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Brace yourselves because you're either about to have your mind blown, or you're about to blow chunks: the largest rats can weigh up to 2.2 lbs. (Source.)

Okay, this one's just cool: rats dream and the dreams that they have are based on experiences they had during their day. Rats! They're just like us! (Source.)

We could cite rat facts 'til the cows come home, but we don't want to leave the owls out of the mix, so here's a neat fact: owls have more variation in the types of nests they build than any other type of bird. (Source.)

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