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Friday Photos: Weird Animals (Episode 1)

Meet the springhaas (also called a springhare)! These weird rodents looks like some sort of squirrel chinchilla rabbit… kangaroo… things. Of those, they’re most closely related to squirrels and chinchillas (which are also rodents), but they hop like kangaroos on their comically oversized hind feet – hind feet with toes that end in little hoof-like claws! Like bunnies, they live in groups, dig burrows, and eat plants (grass and plant bulbs). Read more on Animal Diversity Web!

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