Large-eared tenrec

Large-eared tenrec

Order : Insectivora
Family : Tenrecidae
Subfamily : Geogalinae
Species : Geogale aurita


The Large-eared tenrec is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Large-eared tenrec

Adult weight : 0.007 kg (0.0154 lbs)

Gestation : 63 days

Weaning : 37 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

Body mass : 0.007 kg (0.0154 lbs)

Temperature : 30.85 °C (87.53 °F)

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Facts about the large-eared tenrec

This is the only known site where Geogale aurita is common (M.

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