The naked mole rat is truly unique! So unique, it was recently placed in its own family. What makes it so special? Discover its amazing story with a video from an exciting mammals playlist. A naked mole rat expert explains its insect-like social behaviors, its unusual family structure, and its natural cancer-fighting properties.
- The resource can provide great support for a fossil records lesson
- Have pupils compare the social behaviors of the naked mole rat to those of the honey bee or ant
- Make sure learners understand the concept of thermoregulation before using the video
- The video features naked mole rats in their day-to-day lives, making it great for a case study
- Specimens from other mole rat species are included so viewers can compare and contrast