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Watch This Brave Mother Rat Save Its Baby From a Snake

Jul 05, 2016


In a video that has clocked over 17 million views, a rat does what any mother would do when their defenceless brood is in the jaws of a beast: she fights back.

In this heated clip by Facebook user Rojas Montecino Evy, a brave mama rat springs to her baby's rescue as it is carried away by a hungry snake.

Let's just say this furious battle has a happy ending.

Watch the full video above.

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