Strange rodents glow under UV light with disco swirls of pink and orange

Right now in the scientific world, it’s time for mammals to shine – literally.

Researchers are building a growing (and dazzling) list of fluorescent mammals, and a new addition, a cuddly jumping rodent called Springhare, has just jumped into the spotlight, with its brown fur glowing in swirling pink and orange disco patterns below ultraviolet (UV) rays.