golden mole

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mole of southern Africa having iridescent guard hairs mixed with the underfur

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The other fossil, Docofossor brachydactylus, is the earliest-known subterranean mammaliaform, possessing multiple adaptations similar to African golden moles, such as shovel-like paws.
Comprising of more than 170 000 hectares of biodiversity, the NamibRand Reserve is astonishing and includes the endangered cheetah and Lappet faced vultures as well as many of the Namib famous endemics, the Dune Lark and Grants Golden Mole, making up all-in-all a soulful destination to loving travellers.
In the Namib Desert, a golden mole swims through the sand.
For the study, the scientists pulled hairs from specimens of four golden mole species.
This superorder, made up of several African lineages, lumped tenrecs and golden moles with such groups as elephant shrews, aardvarks, hyraxes, elephants, and the slow, aquatic dugongs and manatees.
Other amazing sights included spider's webs that can trap a bat, "sand-swimming" golden moles and the pangolin, which eats stones to grind up the ants in its stomach (yum).
London, February 21 ( ANI ): Female Hottentot golden moles use the size of male golden moles' penises to gauge the attractiveness of their mate, scientists have discovered.
They have more in common genetically with a group of African mammals that includes elephants, aardvarks, and golden moles.