SOUTHERN TAMANDUA ~ from South America. This animal has an elongated snout and is covered in creamy yellow-brown fur. They grow to lengths of 21 to 35 inches, with tails up to 16". Generally, they weigh between 7 and 19 pounds. Their main defense are their sharp claws.
The Lowland Streaked Tenrec and its Quills of Communication
Amid the leaf litter and scrubby vegetation of eastern Madagascar’s low-altitude rainforests, family groups of the elusive lowland streaked tenrec (Hemicentetes