Turkish spiny mice (Acomys cilicicus)

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Filename:
MCBZ0003154
Description:
Turkish spiny mice (Acomys cilicicus)
Southern coast of Turkey
Named for spiny hairs along back (make it harder for predators to swallow)
Critically endangered - few hundred left in wild
Captive (Bristol Zoo)
Artist:
Mark Carwardine

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