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The only tenrec (or hedgehog looking mammal) found on Mauritius.
These are weird creatures they have a cloaca similar to birds and reptiles; also their body temperature is much lower than other mammals.
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Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenrec#Characteristics says:
"Unusual among placental mammals, the anus and urogenital tracts of tenrecs share a common opening, or cloaca, a feature more commonly seen in birds, reptiles, and amphibians."
Note "Unusual" --- Is this condition indeed "unusual" among placental mammals, or unique among placental mammals? If not unique, what other groups of mammals have a cloaca?
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