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    • Afrosoricida
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Recent observations

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Arend's Golden Mole Carpitalpa arendsi

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johnnybirder

Date

June 2, 2007

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Cape Golden Mole Chrysochloris asiatica

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johnnybirder

Date

July 10, 2004

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Lowland Streaked Tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus

Observer

paul_prior

Date

October 12, 2014

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Golden Moles Family Chrysochloridae

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 5, 2014 03:22 PM EST

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Golden Moles Family Chrysochloridae

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johnnybirder

Date

December 3, 2014 05:04 PM EST

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Golden Moles Family Chrysochloridae

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johnnybirder

Date

December 3, 2014 05:12 PM EST

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Yellow Golden Mole Calcochloris obtusirostris

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 4, 2014 03:23 PM EST

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What

Tail-less Tenrec Tenrec ecaudatus

Observer

rinahart169

Date

December 26, 2014 12:28 PM GST

Description

Locally known as 'tang' and eaten by some people. I am having trouble with adding location (Bois des Amourettes, Mauritius), as soon as I can I will add it. Thank you.

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Observer

devinedmonds

Date

December 5, 2013 09:37 PM CST

Description

Some sort of shrew tenrec at Ankaratra, observed at night next to a stream in the last bit of natural forest up top

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What

Lowland Streaked Tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

May 2, 2007

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Lowland Streaked Tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus

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sullivanribbit

Date

April 24, 2007

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Giant Otter Shrew Potamogale velox

Observer

joeytalbot

Date

March 16, 2011

Description

Unidentified newborn mammal found beside stream in undisturbed tropical forest, Cameroon. 10-15cm long. Mostly still with clumsy movements.

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Description from Wikipedia

The order Afrosoricida (a Latin-Greek compound name which means "looking like African shrews") contains the golden moles of southern Africa and the tenrecs of Madagascar and Africa, two families of small mammals that have traditionally been considered to be a part of the order Insectivora.

No range data available.