Hear the Howl of the Mightiest Mouse of the Desert!

Many don’t know of the fearless predator that roams the desert of New Mexico. The grasshopper mouse may look adorable, but don’t let it’s cute exterior fool you. One of their favorite foods is the most venomous scorpion in North America. And how they catch their favorite lunch could end up helping you, too!

Across the deserts of New Mexico, a fearless predator roams the night. Her prey? The most venomous scorpion on the continent. Standing at just 4 inches tall, this formidable hunter has been locked in a battle with her venom-filled meal for thousands of years! But I’m not sure what’s more surprising: the trick she’s devised to defeat them, or her adorable mouse-sized battle cry!

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

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