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Dinagat Gymnure
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Information
Range Philippines
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Eulipotyphla
Family Erinaceidae
Genus Podogymnura
Species Podogymnura aureospinula
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Dinagat gymnure (Podogymnura aureospinula), is a species of gymnure in the Erinaceidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Appearance[]

The dinagat gymnure has a long snout, spiky brown fur, and a short tail. As an adult, it can reach up to 8.1 oz in weight and 7.8 inches in length.

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