short-tailed gymnure (Hylomys suillus)
Exhibit in Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Photography was permitted in the museum without restriction.
Date 21 July 2012, 07:46:08
The short-tailed gymnure (Hylomys suillus) is a small mammal from the family of the Erinaceidae. The scientific name of the species is first published by Müller in 1840. The species lives mainly in Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodja, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam), but it is also found in China. Order: Eulipotyphla, Family: Erinaceidae.