14 thoughts on “Name That Animal

    1. I have it on good authority that his name is actually Gus.
      Augustus Lysander Watkins-Ffyffe, at your service. :-)

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  1. It’s a Tenrec of some sort.. spiny maybe? I saw it on NatGeoWild once … but can’t remember which kind it is.

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  2. ANSWER TIME

    This is a lowland streaked tenrec. From this animal’s Wiki entry:

    It is a small animal, with a long snout and limbs, and a vestigial tail. Pelage black with yellow longitudinal stripes dorsally, light beneath; scattered quills, some barbed and detachable.

    The head and body are 4.8-6.5 inches in length. The weight is about 7 ounces.

    Also: you people are hilarious.

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