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Mole rats

mole rats

Any of several burrowing rodents of the families muridae and bathyergidae, found in eastern europe, africa, and asia. They have short limbs, small eyes with permanently closed lids, and no tail. Three genera spalax (muridae), heterocephalus (bathyergidae) and cryptomys (bathyergidae) are used frequently as experimental animals in biomedical research.


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Well the naked mole-rats do have just a little hair around their mouths...so hair is still a good distinguisning characteristic ...

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by Doc44
Tue Jul 04, 2006 8:39 pm
 
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How about naked mole rats they don't have hair classification can never be stable as many animals evolve in that process they might ...

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by David George
Tue Jul 04, 2006 1:56 pm
 
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Invertabrates!

Guess what there is one cold-blooded mammal that is the naked mole rat .I am not sure if I can use that they are cold blooded but I know ... as a drought, this rate can sink up to 25 percent. The skin of naked mole rats lacks a key neurotransmitter called Substance P that is responsible in ...

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by David George
Sat Mar 18, 2006 12:51 pm
 
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Topic: Invertabrates!
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Invertabrates!

... 77 and 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit and have difficulty cooling down. Mole Rats are another group of mammals who are unable to regulate their body temperature, however, ...

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by mith
Fri Mar 17, 2006 6:48 pm
 
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Favorites Animal

nake mole rats, somebody was watching too much kim possible. LOL

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by Inuyasha
Sat Dec 03, 2005 1:29 am
 
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Topic: Favorites Animal
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