Can a Rat Get into Your Toilet?
It is the stuff of nightmares, a creature crawling from down below while you are, well, taking care of business.
But could it actually happen? And, while it may be possible for a bug, for example, to find its way in through the top, could a mammal made its way through the narrow passages and liquid- or sludge-filled tunnels into your porcelain cistern?
The answer, experts say, is yes.
National Geographic's experts published a video explanation in August of how at least furry creatures gets the job done.
Note: If you already suffer from nightmares about beasts bursting forth from the bowl you may not want to watch the video.
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