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Named after the place of its home, the Pyrenean desman is a small aquatic insectivore closely related to moles, also known as the Iberian…
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Desmans belong to the same family as moles but are adapted for a more aquatic lifestyle. They posses a similar long, cylindrical body, but…
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Information on the Chinese shrew-mole is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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The European mole (Talpa europaea) has an elongated, cylindrical body, covered in black, velvety fur. Although the eyes are complete, they…
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Information on the star-nosed mole is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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This exceptionally rare water-dwelling animal has a body modified for an aquatic life. While it is relatively large for a shrew, the body…
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This little-known, water-dwelling animal has a body modified for an aquatic life. While it is relatively large for a shrew, the body and…
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This ancient and distinctive mammal, capable of secreting toxic saliva, faces very real and immediate threats to its survival. One of…
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