They floated down from the sky Sunday — 2,000 mice, wafting on tiny cardboard parachutes over Andersen Air Force Base in the U.S. territory of Guam.
But the rodent commandos didn’t know they were on a mission: to help eradicate the brown tree snake, an invasive species that has caused millions of dollars in wildlife and commercial losses since it arrived a few decades ago.
What NBC doesn’t mention is that the “mice” looked like this. We kid, of course, but the above story is certainly an interesting look at how we’re forced to respond when humans accidentally introduce new species to an existing ecosystem.
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I just saw this ad playing before a youtube video and I had to stop and watch the whole thing. Incredible.