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Elephant Shrew, Short-eared Elephant Shrew (Macroscelides proboscideus).

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Elephant Shrew, Short-eared Elephant Shrew (Macroscelides proboscideus).

Unread post by ingrid60 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 3:55 pm

Saw this one in Grootkolk,KTP!
October 09,before 6 o'clock in the morning!

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Re: Elephant Shrew, Four-toed (Petrodromus tetradactylus)

Unread post by deefstes » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:09 pm

Beatiful pic and excellent find Ingrid but that is not a Four-toed Elephant Shrew. I believe that would be a Short-eared Elephant Shrew (Macroscelides proboscideus).
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Re: Elephant Shrew, Four-toed (Petrodromus tetradactylus)

Unread post by ingrid60 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:14 pm

Thank you deefstes!!

Had also a look at Wikipedia!!

Your ID is correct! :thumbs_up:
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