D'awww, new mammal sports Pinocchio's nose

June 27, 2014 4:46 PM

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D'awww, new mammal sports Pinocchio's nose

A new mammal has been discovered, and it's sure to make an impression, thanks to its nose alone.

Discovered in the remote deserts of southwestern Africa, the creature is a new species of round-eared sengi called Macroscelides micus. It resembles the elephant shrew a little bit, but scientists from the California Academy of Sciences report that it's fairly different than other members of the gen...

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