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New shrew. The newfound elephant shrew, Macroscelides micus. Image credit: Dumbacher et al / Journal of Mammology

Scientists Found the World’s Smallest Elephant Shrew

These animals look like snout-y mice but are more closely related to elephants. In a desolate area of the northwestern part of Namibia, scientists discovered kind of rust-colored shrew hidden within the reddish volcanic rocks in that area. After more detailed analysis, they confirmed that it was a novel species called as […]

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