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scaly-tailed squirrel

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Definition of scaly-tailed squirrel in English:

noun

A squirrel-like rodent with horny scales on the underside of the tail, native to west and central Africa.
  • Family Anomaluridae: three genera and several species, in particular the flightless scaly-tailed squirrel (Zenkerella insignis); the remainder are all flying squirrels

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