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Macroscelides micus

A Macroscelides micus elephant shrew, discovered in the remote deserts of southwestern Africa, resembles a long-nosed mouse in appearance bu.

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22 strange animals--the naked mole rat on Kim possible=much cuter. I laughed so hard at the blob fish. It's just amazing how vast creation can be--all creatures great and small, weird and wonderful, the Good Lord made them all.

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An endangered deer with vampirelike fangs was spotted for the first time in nearly 60 years, in a remote forest in northeastern Afghanistan. The fanged creature is known as the Kashmir musk deer, a…

20 animals that you probably don't know exist, that are likely to become extinct before you die

20 animals that you probably don't know exist, that are likely to become extinct before you die

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Kurzohr-Rüsselspringer - Macroscelides proboscideus - Short eared Elephant shrew by StefanKoeder on Flickr.

Oddly, Africa's wee Elephant Shrews (family Macroscelididae) are closely related to elephants.

Pigs with tusks and fish wearing lipstick? There are millions of animal species in the world and new ones are being discovered every day. Here are just a few of Mother Nature's more obscure creates that you probably didn't know exist.

Animals you didn’t know exist

The Sunda flying lemur's name is deceiving; it is not a true lemur and it does not fly. The animal glides from tree to tree in search of food.

Credit: NHU/BBC A sengi (elephant shrew) investigates a swallowtail butterfly in the new nature series Hidden Kingdoms. The BBC is to air on...

The week in wildlife – in pictures

wk 22 this pic Credit: NHU/BBC A sengi (elephant shrew) investigates a swallowtail butterfly in the new nature series Hidden Kingdoms. The BBC is to air on.

The Long-eared Jerboa, is a nocturnal mouse-like rodent with a long tail, long hind legs for jumping, and exceptionally large ears. It is distinct enough that authorities consider it to be the only member of both its genus, Euchoreutes, and subfamily, Euchoreutinae.

The Gobi Jerboa is a species of rodents found in China and Mongolia. Jerboas have kangaroo-like hind legs which make the creature an amazing runner and jumper. It also has disproportionately large ears and tails, which enhance hearing and balance

Kurzohr-Rüsselspringer | by ingrid eulenfan

Kurzohr-Rüsselspringer | by ingrid eulenfan

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