Potamogale velox


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Noun1.Potamogale velox - amphibious African insectivorous mammal that resembles an otterPotamogale velox - amphibious African insectivorous mammal that resembles an otter
insectivore - small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
genus Potamogale - type genus of the family Potamogalidae: otter shrews
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The species or trivial name "potamogalis" evidently refers to a highly distinctive fish-eating mammal, the West African water shrew Potamogale velox Du Chaillu (1868).