Friday, November 07, 2008

Rat stats


Rats...

- can gnaw through concrete and metal.

- are incapable of vomiting.

- copulate 20 times a day.

- can reach 3 feet long.

- cause 7% of British house fires by chewing electrical cables.

- are the only animals the SAS are banned from eating.

- hate peaches (the fruit, not Mr Geldof's daughter).

- eat dog faeces.

- have a bite pressure of 7,000lb per square inch.

- can run faster than humans.

- can jump up to 6 feet.

- collapse their skeletons to get through narrow gaps.

- are cannibals, always starting with the brain.

info taken from Daily Telegraph, via The Week
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6 comments:

BJMonkey said...

They start with the brain to be nice kill them quickly?

brett jordan said...

going by the rest of the stats, i very much doubt this is the reason!

Skep said...

Start with the brain? You've got a new fact for your list...

Rats are zombies. This much is very evident.

brett jordan said...

only they're real, much more clevererer, and they outnumber us! *shiver*

soraneko said...

From the movies I've seen, zombies would outnumber us, too! I'd have loved to have seen this questionnaire...

"Dear Mr Rat, please answer the following questions as truthfully as you can
1) What is the toughest thing that you can bite through?" etc

brett jordan said...

Did i say they could read and write?

 
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