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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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CREATURE FEATURES Frog, sengi, peacock spider and hermit crab
First, it's a story about two animals, Sloth and Sengi (a little elephant shrew), trying to break out of the zoo.
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.
Mutu asala bongo, mutu azali awa, a sengi na famille na ye, ba camarades na ye.
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.
As young men, they followed the safari trail with David Ommaney, Makanyanga starting in 1952 (the year I was born); Sengi in 1987.
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.