Naked adult mole-rat.
Naked adult mole-rat.

Four naked mole-rat babies have been born at the Schönbrunn zoo in Vienna. The mole-rats have no fur, whiskers on their nose and two buck teeth and could be considered to be the ugliest babies to be born at the zoo. Scientists are particularly interested in the animals as they may be key in preventing or treating tumours since they never get cancer. Read more:

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