Kangaroo Rat Vs. Rattlesnake: Little Critter's 'Elastic' Advantage | Video

Biologists from the University of California at Riverside used high-speed cameras to study predator-prey interactions in the wild. They found that the rattlesnakes strike faster in the wild — compared to laboratory observations conducted in prior studies — but the kangaroo rats' "sling shot" tendons give them a good chance at evasion. [Full Story]

credit : Live Science/ Footage Courtesy: Higham lab, UC Riverside/Edited by @SteveSpaleta