Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Cuban solenodon

The Cuban solenodon (Solenodon Cubanus) is a species of soricomorph endemic to the island of Cuba. Its saliva is poisonous and its closest relative is the Hispaniolan solenodon. It is also one of the 8 extinct mammals that may still be alive along with the Thylacine (Tasmanian tiger/wolf), Baiji (Yangtze river dolphin), Javan tiger, Japanese otter, Mexican grizzly, Japanese wolf, and Eastern cougar.

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