Video: Squirrels Mask Scent with Rattlesnake Skin

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In the popular TV series “The Walking Dead” humans can hide from zombies by covering themselves in zombie guts, masking their scent.

The California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi) uses a similar tactic to hide from a major predator, the rattlesnake, which relies on smell to track down its prey.

 

 

 

 

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