‘Bizarre’ new mammal discovered in Tanzania’s Udzungwa Mountains National Park

February 3, 2008 at 12:28 pm Leave a comment

The forests of Tanzania bear many surprises: Several news agency yesterday and today reported the recent discovery of a cat-sized bizarre elephant shrew, dubbed Rhynochocyon udzungwensis. It looks like a cross between a miniature antelope and a small anteater and is genetically related to elephants.

You can read more about this discovery on the website of the BBC.

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Entry filed under: Tanzania Travel News.

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