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Hi! Here's a lovely picture of a small fox watching the sunset in the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen.

Pic by Inge Duijsens:


Aardwolf (Proteles cristata)
❕ One aardwolf can lap up as many as 250,000 termites during a single night using its long, sticky tongue.

🐄 South American Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) 

❕ In Spanish it is called sachavaca which literally means "bushcow".

:ms_opossum: Sugar Glider (Petaurus breviceps) 

❕ The scientific name translates from Latin as "short-headed rope-dancer", a reference to their canopy acrobatics.

🐖 Red River Hog (Potamochoerus porcus) 

❕ One boar lives with a harem of up to 30 ladies.

Asian Small-Clawed Otter (Aonyx cinereus)
❕L̶o̶v̶e̶d̶ ̶b̶y̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶n̶e̶t̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶s̶o̶m̶e̶ ̶r̶e̶a̶s̶o̶n̶. In Singapore, female Asian small-clawed otters were found to have created a hybrid species through interbreeding with males of the larger smooth-coated otter, resulting in the first documented case of hybridization between otters in the wild.

Ferret (Mustela putorius furo)
❕ If excited, they may perform a behavior called the "weasel war dance", characterized by frenzied sideways hops, leaps and bumping into nearby objects. Despite its common name, it is not aggressive but is a joyful invitation to play. It is often accompanied by a unique soft clucking noise, commonly referred to as "dooking".

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