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Laotian Rock Rat

“The first images of a live specimen of a small, furry animal once believed to have gone extinct more than 11 million years ago have been captured during a Southeast Asian expedition.”

I first came across this rock rat here: Strange new rodent discovered as Asian snack‘. It was then found to be a living fossil – the relic of a group of prehistoric rodents once widespread in South East Asia and Japan.

 

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