When Rodents Had Horns

Season 3 Episode 20 | 8m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

These odd rodents belong to a genus known as Ceratogaulus, but they’re more commonly called horned gophers, because, you guessed it, they had horns. And it turns out the horns probably had a purpose - one that rodents would likely benefit from today.

Aired: 12/11/20

Rating: NR


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