Tenrec ecaudatus
The tailless tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus), also known as the common tenrec, is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is the only member of the genus Tenrec. Native to to Madagascar, it is also found in the Comoros, Mauritius, Réunion, and Seychelles, where it has been introduced. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, and urban areas.
The tailless tenrec is the largest land-dwelling species of the tenrec family, Tenrecidae. It is 26 to 39 cm (10 to 15½ in) in length and weighs 1.5 to 2.5 kg (3¼ to 5½ lb). It has medium-sized, coarse grey to reddish-grey fur and long, sharp spines along its body. It not only eats small invertebrates among leaves, but also scavenges and hunts frogs and mice. If threatened, this tenrec will scream, erect its spiny hairs to a crest, jump, buck and bite. It shelters in a nest of grass and leaves under a rock, log or bush by day. It gives birth to a litter of as many as 32 young, with an average litter between 15-20 after a gestation of 50–60 days; when young, they have a black-and-white striped appearance. Despite being sometimes known as the tailless tenrec, they have a small tail 1 to 1.5 cm (⅜ to ½ in) in length.

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The common tenrec occurs on Madagascar and on the Comoro Islands, between Madagascar and Africa. It has been introduced on Reunion, Mauritius, and the ...
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The tailless tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus), also known as the common tenrec, is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is the only member of the genus, Tenrec.
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Tenrec ecaudatus (Common Tenrec, Tailess Tenrec)
Range Description: This species is endemic to Madagascar where it is found throughout the island. It has been introduced onto the neighbouring Indian Ocean ...
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The head and body length is approximately 265-390 mm. Weight in captivity ranges from 1.6-2.4 kg. Color varies from grayish brown to reddish brown, with ...
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Noun, 1. Tenrec ecaudatus - prolific animal that feeds chiefly on earthworms. tailless tenrec · tendrac, tenrec - small often spiny insectivorous mammal of ...
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The tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus; Order : Insectivora; Class : Tenrecinae) is consumed by a small section of the population, and constitutes a non- conventional ...
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The common tenrec occurs on Madagascar and on the Comoro Islands, between Madagascar and Africa. It has been introduced on Reunion, Mauritius, and the ...
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The tailless tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus), also known as the common tenrec, is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family ... Johns Hopkins University Press. p .
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Tenrec ecaudatus. noun. prolific animal that feeds chiefly on earthworms [syn: tailless tenrec]. WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. Cite This Source.
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Title: Reproductive ecology of Tenrec ecaudatus (Insectivora Tenrecidae) in the Seychelles. Author: Nicoll, Martin E. Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen.
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Ronald M. Nowak, 1999
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Hedgehoglike tenrecs are active at night, sheltering bv day in nests of dead leaves under rocks or in hollow logs. When alarmed, the heavily spined S. spinosus rolls up, but the common tenrec, with only a few spines, does not. Molelike tenrecs ...
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FIGURE 8-2 (A) A tail-less tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus, Tenrecidae). (B) A lesser hedgehog tenrec (Echinops telfairi, Tenrecidae). (C) A lowland streaked tenrec ( Hemicentetes semispinosus, Tenrecidae). C A B of vital importance. The ability to  ...
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Tenrec ecaudatus Today's animal is native to Madagascar, and has been introduced to the Mascarene Islands. But happily, unlike some of the other critters we've talked about this week, the Tailless Tenrec is not on the verge of extinction! These interesting little mammals actually have a stable population, no major threats, and a wide range.