family Tenrecidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Tenrecidae - tenrecs and extinct related forms
mammal family - a family of mammals
Insectivora, order Insectivora - shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs
tendrac, tenrec - small often spiny insectivorous mammal of Madagascar; resembles a hedgehog
genus Tenrec - type genus of the family Tenrecidae: tenrecs
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They are not true hedgehogs (belonging to the family Tenrecidae and not Erinaceidae) and are unlikely to be kept as pets (2; F.