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12 Responses to “Smart mice doing tricks”

  1. SuperMatt says:

    This proves what Douglas Adams hypothesized in his Hitchchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.  All these years, those mice were experimenting on us!

  2. Wonder if any of them are named Algernon.

  3. fredh says:

    How many minds would be blown on the street if Whitey at 2:00 escaped and tried to gain food from passerby by giving them coins.

  4. I think I see a coin store heist in somebody’s future.

  5. robcat2075 says:

    As I enjoy their performance I feel some sadness that they have such short lifespans.

  6. robcat2075 says:

    The next thing that occurs to me… This guy is pretty good at training mice.  If he were to prepare 100 identical-looking white mice, each trained for one shot, he could make a mouse movie without having to resort to CGI.

  7. At what point do you realize the footage is documenting a NIMH experiment? 

  8. Michael Holloway says:

    I think the trainer is a woman named Marina.
    (mouse-agility/contact —> myspace/dompteuse)

  9. SpaceOtter says:

    Mouse: See here…diagonally!

    Me: Pretty sneaky, sis!

  10. musesum says:

    Micro dressage! Much more efficient than horses – fewer caloric requirements – smaller barn. 

  11. TheMadLibrarian says:

    Mr Jingles!