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New species of giant, spineless hedgehog

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The newly discovered fossil giant, named Deinogalerix masinii, and the five previously known species of the genus Deinogalerix were hairy, rat-like relatives of modern hedgehogs and belonged to the subfamily of gymnures (moon-rats).

According to a paper published in the journal Geobios, Deinogalerix masinii is the smallest and oldest member of the genus ever found.

http://www.sci-news....taly-01535.html

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Looks like a cross between a Tasmanian Devil and a New York rat.

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Looks like a cross between a Tasmanian Devil and a New York rat.

Nah. Megalohyrax.

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these stories are always a disappointment. You see

New species of giant, spineless hedgehog Discovered

and this fills you with excitement and joy, and it always turns out to be a Fossil. :(

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these stories are always a disappointment. You see

New species of giant, spineless hedgehog Discovered

and this fills you with excitement and joy, and it always turns out to be a Fossil. :(

Yeah it should have said: New species of giant, spineless hedgehog fossil Discovered. What a buzz kill......

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