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Naked mole rats

Heterocephalus glaber

Description:

hairless, blind rats that look like "pinkies" but old. They live in underground colonies, and aren't as apt runners as above-ground rats.

Habitat:

native to dry east Africa; these were in the Oregon Zoo

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shebebusynow
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shebebusynow

Portland, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2011
Submitted on Jul 24, 2011

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