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Published May 29, 2013 / FoxNews.com

 

Is that a rat on Mars?

 

A photo from the mast camera on NASA’s Curiosity rover reveals the dusty orange, rock-strewn surface of the Red Planet -- and what starry-eyed enthusiasts claim is a dusty orange rodent hiding among the stones.

 

The photo, taken Sept. 28, 2012, depicts the “Rocknest” site, where NASA’s rover took a scoopful of sand, tasted it, and determined it was full of weathered basaltic materials -- not unlike Hawaii, the space agency’s scientists said last year.

 

 

Keep reading the full story: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/05/29/mars-rat-spied-by-nasa-curiosity-rover/

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  •  wovereene: 
     
    looks like the face and head are more clear than the body...... hence photoshop.....
     
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