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Synonyms for tenrec

small often spiny insectivorous mammal of Madagascar

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Being Afrotherians, sengis share similar evolutionary origin with elephants, hyraxes, dugongs, sea cows, aardvarks, golden moles and tenrecs (Dengler-Crish et al., 2006).
Identification of Tenrec ecaudatus, a wild mammal introduced to Mayotte Island, as a reservoir of the newly identified human pathogenic Leptospira mayottensis.
Description of a new species of subfossil shrew tenrec (Afrosoricida: Tenrecidae: Microgale) from cave deposits in southeastern Madagascar.
DISPUTED TENREC Among the nine mammals a added in August to the list of NHGRI sequencing targets, the least familiar is probably the lesser hedgehog tenrec (Echinops telfairi).
All insectivorous mammals, such as aardvark, anteater, shrew, gymnure, desman, tenrec, mole, and hedgehog.
Invasive rodents (rats, including the black rat, mice, and shrews) and endemic rodents (i.e., the tailless tenrec [Tenrec ecaudatus] are present both in rural and urban settings (5).
ANIMAL MAGIC Nicky Broadbent, manager of Askham Bryan College's Animal Management Centre with a Madagascar Tenrec hedgehog - one of the many species at the college's York centre
"In the Internet age, online content marketing is the best way for lawyers and law firms to establish their reputations and attract new business," said Per Casey, founder of web technology consulting firm Tenrec. "And web traffic analysis is the best way for lawyers and law firms to measure the success of a content marketing campaign and move forward based on that information.
Nine mammals made the list: African savannah elephant, orangutan, nine-banded armadillo, domestic cat, European hedgehog, rabbit, guinea pig, lesser hedgehog tenrec, and European common shrew.
The impact of selective logging on forest structure and tenrec population in western Madagascar.
Kenny Coogan, CPBT-KA, is a regular pet and garden columnist and has authored an ecological themed children's book titled "A Tenrec Named Trey (And other odd lettered animals that like to play)." He has a B.S.
Serologic and virologic results from rodent and tenrec samples collected during and after the epizootic 2008-2009 periods were negative for RVFV; 72.8% had been collected in municipalities where RVFV cases were reported.
The impact of selective logging on forest structure and tenrec populations in western Madagascar, Oecologia (Berlin) 84:126-133.