They don't make a racket or a stink and they're even helpful in the dark! Requires only electricity feedings.
Attach an RC motor to that baby and it can guide you through a dark house.
Historically accurate skies are where it's at.
Via Lil Sugar
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It's nice to know someone tall and quiet is watching over me while I sleep. Wait, did I say nice? I meant super creepy.