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1021 clicks; posted to D'awww » on 25 Feb 2021 at 2:20 PM (6 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-02-25 2:36:52 PM  
Vermin are not adorable.
 
2021-02-25 3:11:01 PM  
Spoiler: He's a taxidermist
 
2021-02-25 3:31:05 PM  
> Happiness is a dormouse family with its own little village

Subby, the photographer says it is a house mouse which is a different species than the sleepy dormouse.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dormous​e
The edible dormouse (Glis glis) was considered a delicacy in ancient Rome, either as a savoury appetizer or as a dessert (dipped in honey and poppy seeds). The Romans used a special kind of enclosure, a glirarium, to raise and fatten dormice for the table.[6] It is still considered a delicacy in Slovenia and in several places in Croatia, namely Lika, and the islands of Hvar and Brač.[7][8] Dormouse fat was believed by the Elizabethans to induce sleep since the animal put on fat before hibernating.[9]

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House mice normally only live in people's houses during cold weather - they spend most of their time out doors.
 
2021-02-25 5:53:39 PM  

The Lone Biker of the Apocalypse: Vermin are not adorable.


Those aren't dormice, but real dormice aren't vermin.  In fact, they're considered edible.
 
2021-02-25 6:55:14 PM  
I'm truly sorry Man's dominion
Has broken Nature's social union,
An' justifies that ill opinion,
       Which makes thee startle,
At me, thy poor, earth-born companion,
       An' fellow-mortal!



Mr Burns knew.
 
2021-02-25 7:01:01 PM  
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2021-02-25 8:00:45 PM  
Now I'm kind of happy.
 
2021-02-26 12:16:56 AM  
Humans are wonderful when they work for themselves instead of business owners. They produce fun. ^_^
 
2021-02-26 7:35:13 AM  
His neighbors must be thrilled that he's breeding disease ridden vermin in the neighborhood.
 
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