Research rat 'Old Man' dies in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX The rat born in Kenya -- has died.

Researchers say the naked mole rat's body was discovered late last month in a lab at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies on the campus of the Texas Research Park. Old Man was believed to be 32.

Experts say not-so-attractive naked mole rats are positively beautiful in the eyes of researchers.

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