Russian desman

Russian desman

Order : Insectivora
Family : Talpidae
Subfamily : Desmaninae
Species : Desmana moschata

 

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The Russian desman is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Facts about the Russian desman

Behavior The russian desman is a gregarious spcies with as many as eight individuals sharing a den. (Full text)

The Russian desman is classified as Desmana moschata, the Pyrenean desman as Galemys pyrenaicus. (Full text)

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