The sound of quills!
Weird, wonderfull and true! The Lowland-Streaked Tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) is the only mammal with sounding quills. They are one of Madagascar’s fascinating animals that inhabits the islands tropical lowland forest...Read More
Quills, hairs and.. quiars?
Tenrecs, much like other mammals, have a skin covered in hairs and sometimes quills. But did you know there's another form of fur that isn't described as often? During our...Read More
Large-eared tenrec added to the Wiki
A new species page has been added to our wiki! Within the Tenrecidae family, the subfamily of the Geogalinae and the genus of Geogale, the page of the Large-eared tenrec...Read More
Madagascar’s mammalian evolution under threat
International scientists have concluded that it would take three million years to recover the number of species that went extinct from human activity on Madagascar. A new study published in...Read More
When you think of tenrecs, you most likely can only think of 5 species. But those five are only the tenrecs within the subfamily of 'true tenrecs', while there are...Read More