Afrosoricids in the Best of the Web Directory


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This category contains sites, pages, and links to information for kids and teens about Afrosoricida, one of three Orders replacing Insectivora.

Members of this Order are Golden Moles, Otter-shrews, and Tenrecs.

Details include classification, appearance and characteristics, social structure, behavior, lifespan, food habits and diet, communication, reproduction, threats, status, and conservation.
  • Animal Info: Nimba Otter Shrew

    Relates profile, trivia, status, history, threats, habitat, diet, behavior, and social organization.

  • Giant Otter Shrew (Potamogale velox)

    Specifics include regions and environments, physical features, male rut, activity, burrows, hunting and diet, and threats. From University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

  • Nimba Otter-shrew (Micropotamogale lamottei)

    EDGE examines urgent actions, distinctiveness, ecology, habitat, population, status, threat, and conservation.

  • Otter Shrews

    Features taxonomic overview, size and appearance, countries, habitat, diet, population, behavior, and status of different species.

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