First observations on the behavior of the flightless anomalure (Zenkerella insignis).

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Zoology (Jena) 2017 08 17;123:121-123. Epub 2017 Jun 17.

Psychology Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 37996, USA. Electronic address:

The sole extant representative of the ancient family Zenkerellidae, the flightless anomalure (Zenkerella insignis), is one of the world's least studied mammals. No first-hand observations of its behavior and live appearance have been published to date. I report an observation of Z. insignis behavior, live appearance and habitat in the Central African Republic.

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