February 01, 2008

For my pals in Tanzania.

Tony and Carla - if you see one, don't pet it. I'm just sayin'.

A new species of mammal has been discovered in the mountains of Tanzania, scientists report.

The bizarre-looking creature, dubbed Rhynochocyon udzungwensis, is a type of giant elephant shrew, or sengi.

BBC NEWS | 'Bizarre' new mammal discovered


Joanna Goddard said...

ew! these are almost as gross as mole rats!

Anonymous said...

I knew it! ROUS's do exist!