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Animals You've Never Heard Of - E Edition

The Black and Rufous Elephant Shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi), also known as the black and rufous sengi, is one of 17 species of elephant shrew found only in Africa. Like other members of the genus Rhynchocyon, it is a relatively large species, with adults averaging about 28 cm (11 in) in length and 450-700 g (1.0-1.5 lb) in weight. It is native to Kenya and Tanzania. It eats insects (beetles, termites, ants) and spiders, supplementing this with fruits and seeds.

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At a visit to the Washington zoo

Washington Zoo Pandas

Time - The 11 Most Influential Animals of 2013 - Washington Zoo Pandas - When U.S. lawmakers couldn’t agree on raising the debt ceiling, the government shut down for two weeks. Naturally, this had some pretty drastic effects, most glaringly, the National Zoo pulling the plug on its beloved panda cam. When the live feed, which broadcasts the daily lives of two giant pandas, went dark, the Internet did not respond well. At all. The only positive outcome of this lack of round-the-clock…

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