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Mammal Monday – Now THAT’S Big!

Paraceratherium – the largest known land mammal to ever existImages from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – “Seeing” Stars

Star-nosed Mole (Condylura cristata)Image from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? Appropriate to its life largely underground, the star-nosed mole is essentially blind. However, thanks to the tentacled star, the mole has perhaps the best sense of touch of any mammal … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – A Face Only a Mother Could Love

Wrinkle-Faced Bat (Centurio senex)Image from Wikimedia Commons Here’s a South American bat that eats fruit but is not classified as a fruit bat. It’s strangely shaped skull and wrinkled face are thought to help it bite into tough fruits and … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – The “Single-Toothed Unicorn”

Mono-don (one tooth) mono-ceros (one horn)Image from Wikimedia Commons Abstract of The unicorn and the narwhal: a tale of the tooth. “From as far back as the early Roman era, detailed descriptions and artistic images of the unicorn have been … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – Carnivorous Cutie

Olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina)Image from Wikimedia Commons Meet a recently discovered carnivorous mammal, the olinguito.


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Mammal Monday – Precious Prehensile Pangolin

Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – “It’s Pretty Much My Favorite Animal.”

Female and Male Ligers (Panthera leo × Panthera tigris)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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