Rare giant coconut-cracking rat captured on camera for the first time!
A rare giant coconut-cracking rat has been captured on camera for the first time by Melbourne researchers.
The elusive rat was first identified in the Solomons as a species six years ago, but only now is there vision of the rodent.
University of Melbourne mammalogist Tyrone Lavery says its not your average city rat!
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Images: University of Melbourne