Rediscovery of the ‘extinct’ Pinatubo volcano mouse

The rediscovered volcano mouse, thought to be extinct. Credit: Danny Balete, Field Museum In June 1991, Mount Pinatubo, a volcanic peak on the Philippine Island of Luzon, literally blew its top. It was the second-most powerful volcanic eruption of the 20th century, ten times stronger than Mount Saint Helens, and its effects were devastating. Lava […]