May 5th, 2014

Nicodemus: Cheddar

Uses for Tennis Balls

Harvest Mouse Homes


Used tennis balls from Wimbledon are being recycled into mouse habitat. These homes are to help preserve the smallest mammal in Britain, the harvest mouse. Besides being an important part of the ecosystem, it's unbelievably cute! The mice can get into the tennis balls through drilled entrance holes which are too small for predators.



BBC coverage with more info

Hat tip to QI elves for the story.