Tenrecs

Tenrecs

Order : Insectivora
Family : Tenrecidae
Subfamily : Tenrecinae

 

Facts about the subfamily Tenrecinae, the tenrecs

ADAPTATIONS: The most notable adaptation in tenrecs is the modified hairs, the spines.

One of the world's foremost experts on tenrecs isn't sure the animals can carry the disease at all.

One of the world's foremost experts on tenrecs isn't sure the animals can carry the disease at all. (Full text)

Tenrecidae (common name tenrecs) is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of western Africa. (Wiki)

"Supporting the market demand for tenrecs is ultimately bad for tenrecs.

Tenrecidae (common name tenrecs) is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of western Africa. (Wiki)

Tenrecidae (common name tenrecs) is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of western Africa. (Full text)

Oryzorictinae Potamogalinae Tenrecinae Tenrecidae (common name tenrecs) is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of western Africa.

Tenrecidae (common name tenrecs) is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of western Africa.

Lesser hedgehog tenrecs are also called semi-arboreal tenrecs because they can and do climb.

Tenrecs Tenrecs are strange creatures that can only be found on Madagascar These are some of the most primitive living mammals. (Full text)

Tenrecs are unusual insectivores that have radiated into ecological niches filled in other lands by hedgehogs, mice, shrews, opossums, and even otters.

Description: Tenrecs are small mammals with sharp, bristly, white-tipped spines covering their backs.

Reproduction Common tenrecs are usually solitary, but during the austral breeding season (October to November) male-female encounters often lead to brief physical contact (i.

· About 30 species of tenrecs are found in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. (Full text)

Tenrecs are insectivores (mammals) found on Madagascar and in parts of western Africa. (Full text)

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