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Naked Mole Rat
2006-12-13 16:03:09

The Naked Mole Rat (Heterocephalus glaber), also known as the Sand Puppy, or desert mole rat, is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa. It has a highly unusual set of physical traits that enable it to thrive in a harsh, underground environment. This includes a lack of pain sensation in its skin, and a nearly cold-blooded metabolism. Physical description Typical individuals...

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