When we were driving late one night through the high desert we encountered what my daughter nicknamed kamikazi kangaroo rats. We would just catch a glimpse of them on the side of the road before they hopped , no streaked, across the road in front of us. I was frazzled trying not to hit the cute little boogers and drive safely at the same time. Seeing this this video of the kangaroo rats drop kicking rattlesnakes my snarky middle daughter laughed. “I guess we shouldn’t have worried about them after all, they were probably just messing with us..”