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Weird creature!

Postby wattovader » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 9:34 am

Hey can any of you regonise this rodent? I saw it at farmart last week. Though it is a rat,but observe carefully its not. The tail is fat and naked,not longer than ordinary rat. The nose is much sharper and pointed than rat. the eys is also small. According to one of the shop owner, she say its the descendant of elephant and 1 more animal. It call " tree shew,chew" something like that.

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Postby Bafana » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:47 am

Very interesting animal.

Thanks fior sharing.

Can you change your signature so its not a link to your business please.
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Postby QRM » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:53 am

Smarty pants time.. its a "Giant Elephant Shrew" and no I am not taking the piss :D, despite the name not related to an elephant. :shock:

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Postby Forks » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 1:39 pm

Looks and sounds like a dangerous predator to me. :D

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Postby QRM » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 2:11 pm

And people who trade in exotic animals should themselves be stuck in a cage, sent halfway around the world and then dumped in a totally unsuitable habitat.

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Postby ozchick » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 5:34 pm

Hey wow ! What a cute little dude ! :)
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Postby durain » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 5:49 pm

is it edible? :P

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Postby wattovader » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 6:05 pm

and people who know nuts and claim to be animal lover or saviour should be shot dead. useless in the world.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 6:10 pm

It may well be selling illegal pets here. As he is only shipping in Singapore and most have just hatched it would appear he is smuggling eggs into the country and hatching them then selling the illegal animals as pets. I am thinking about contacting AVA to check him out.

Will have to check further........

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Postby QRM » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 6:58 pm

wattovader wrote:and people who know nuts and claim to be animal lover or saviour SHOULD BE SHOT DEAD. useless in the world.


Sums him up nicely....

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 6:59 pm

QRM wrote:And people who trade in exotic animals should themselves be stuck in a cage, sent halfway around the world and then dumped in a totally unsuitable habitat.


RIGHT ON!!!!!

Possibly like the critter in the first post?

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Postby wattovader » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 7:08 pm

hahaha! people here!

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Postby wattovader » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 7:26 pm

Go ahead guys! U are welome. there is nothing for me to worry about.
If you don like my sig , post or whatever, just remove my sig and post thats all. I really pity all of you. If i purposely make a link selling drugs, are you going to call the CNB also hehe! A bunch of stupid moderators here. All of you are professionals rite, but with a empty brains!

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Postby Plavt » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 7:40 pm

wattovader wrote:Go ahead guys! U are welome. there is nothing for me to worry about.
If you don like my sig , post or whatever, just remove my sig and post thats all. I really pity all of you. If i purposely make a link selling drugs, are you going to call the CNB also hehe! A bunch of stupid moderators here. All of you are professionals rite, but with a empty brains!


Whether or not 'there is anything for you to worry about' remains to be seen. Yes one of us would likely call the CNB if you were selling drugs since this board like anything else has to abide by the law. As for your last sentence, you can think what you like but when you make remarks like that think how it makes you look. :wink:

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Postby cbavasi » Thu, 17 Jul 2008 9:14 pm

OMG - i JUST saw one of those this afternoon right in front of glen eagles hospital! my dad is visiting and thought it was a mouse - but i thought it couldn't be b/c the nose was so long. how funny you posted a picture b/c i was trying to describe it later.


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