The naming of the elephant-shrew

2:34pm, January 30, 2008

For the first time in more than a century, researchers have found a giant elephant-shrew entirely new to science. The largest such species yet found, Rhynchocyon udzungwensis is somewhat bigger than a gray squirrel.

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