sengi


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sengi

(ˈsɛŋɡɪ)
n
(Animals) another name for elephant shrew

sen•gi

(ˈsɛŋ gi)
n., pl. -gi.
a monetary unit of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, equal to 1/10,000 of a zaire.
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Sengi weigh between 30 and 45g and grow only to be four inches in length, making them the smallest of the 19 sub-species.
Small mammals captured in Namibia during 2010-2012 and tested for arenaviruses * Mammal species Common name Aethomys chrysophilus Red veld rat Micaelamys namaquensis Namaqua rock mouse Crocidura fuscomurina Bicolored musk shrew Crocidura hirta Lesser red musk shrew Dendromus melanotis Gray climbing mouse Elephantulus intufi Bushveld sengi Gerbilliscus spp.
Smaller sengi species spend a lot of time clearing twigs or other high hurdles off the potentially lifesaving speedways.
They needn't have bothered though, because no one in their right mind or above the optimum viewing age for a Disney/Pixar film would have assumed that the CGI micro-world of scampering, twitchy-nosed African sengi and desert dwelling American Grasshopper mice was real.
The only thing that will be crawling will be your skin as the first programme features the extraordinary elephant shrew, aka the sengi, who can run faster on its little legs than a cheetah.
The stunning series offers an amazing perspective on their lives, including that of the sengi, a species of elephant shrew that has to eat every three hours, or die.
According to reports, volcanic debris presently flowing from slopes of Mount Merapi was threatening ninth century Hindu temple complex of Prambanan, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Sengi Temple complex containing 8-10th century sites, which were located near the lava path.
It is believed to be a new species of giant sengi, otherwise known as an elephant shrew", said in a statement.
Fly among one of the largest migrations on Earth, as more than ten million fruit bats leave the Congo basin and converge in a few special trees in Zambia to feed, sprint with the tiny, extraordinary-looking sengi as it escapes a predatory lizard, see 30 polar bears gather to feed on a bowhead whale carcass and witness the biggest fight on Earth - male humpback whales battling for a female.
Sengi believes it is particularly relevant to business, government and civic leaders, essential for practitioners in challenge solving, is one of the few positive books in this area and that change agents in all three sectors will benefit through his message.
On the field Richard Halpin and Ian Murray will be the centres after the departure of Sengi Tuihalamaka to Blaydon.