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Adorable but Deadly!

The Hispaniolan Solenodon

One of the world’s most bizarre animals is called the Hispaniolan Solenodon.

It looks a little bit like an overgrown shrew – it’s quite big, has a long thin snout and can attack passing insects with its deadly poisonous bite!

This nocturnal animal can only be found in two countries of the world: the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Researchers say more needs to be done to protect these creatures as they are under threat from deforestation and hunters.

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Shadeleaf

Shadeleaf wrote:

Um, confused with "Deadly" Do you mean we have to save something that can kill you afr...
commented: Fri Dec 06, 2013

Shadeleaf

Shadeleaf wrote:

Um, confused with "Deadly" Do you mean we have to save something that can kill you afr...
commented: Fri Dec 06, 2013

lilycruse123

lilycruse123 wrote:

ewwwwwww discusting!!!!wht place is tht?
commented: Tue Nov 19, 2013

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