Marsupial Mole, Golden Mole, Pink Fairy Armadillo, Mole-shrew, Star-nosed Mole, Naked Mole Rat (Heterocephalus glaber)

From "Astonishing Animals"

Marsupial Mole – Notoryctes typhlops
Golden Mole – Eremitalpa granti
Pink Fairy Armadillo – Chlamyphorus truncatus
Mole-shrew – Anourosorex squamipes
Star-nosed Mole – Condylura cristata
Naked Mole Rat – Heterocephalus glaber

This painting illustrates an example of convergent evolution where animals from widely disparate groups have adopted a similar morphology to suit there subterranean habitat.

Published in the book “Astonishing Animals”

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