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An elephant shrew sticks it tongue out

Hier sind wohl Maus und Elefant in einem Individuum vereint, oder?
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Macroscélide à oreilles courtes / Short-eared elephant shrew / Kurzohr-Elefantenspitzmaus or Kurzohrrüsselspringer
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Neuere genetische Forschung hat ergeben, dass sie sehr eng mit dem Elefanten verwandt sind - beide sie gehören der Familie der Afrotheria an, zu denen u.a. noch die Seekühe und die Schliefer zählen.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afrotheria

Wikipedia about these very nice and small animals: Elephant shrews, or jumping shrews, are small insectivorous mammals native to Africa, belonging to the family Macroscelididae, in the order Macroscelidea, whose traditional common English name comes from a fancied resemblance between their long noses and the trunk of an elephant, and an assumed relationship with the shrews (family Soricidae) in the order Insectivora.
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25 comments

Erhard Bernstein said:

Eine fantastische Aufnahme und tolle Erklärung!
2 months ago ( translate )

Amelia Heath said:

I wonder why his nose is turned upwards. Has he smelt something? Amazing blue eyes and so cute.
2 months ago

Jean said:

So cute and charming. Made me laugh.
2 months ago ( translate )

Larry Drummond said:

Fabulous, fabulous capture !!
2 months ago ( translate )

William Sutherland said:

Great catch!

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2 months ago

Hansruedi Voegele said:

Schöne Aufnahme.!
Interessante ÄRKLÄRUNG!
2 months ago ( translate )

Guydel said:

Jolie photo d'une sympathique petite bestiole !
2 months ago ( translate )

Annemarie said:

wonderful image!
Have a great day
2 months ago ( translate )

Marie-claire Gallet said:

LOL !!! Ganz schoen erwischt, FM **********************************
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Marie-claire Gallet said:

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Amazing shot! :))
2 months ago

neira-Dan said:

stupéfiant , insolite !! Belle capture
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╰☆☆June☆☆╮ said:

Good work :-))
2 months ago ( translate )

Adriana Grecu said:

Excellente capture!!
2 months ago ( translate )

Boarischa Krautmo said:

;-)
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