2325298.  An endangered Hispaniolan solenodon, Solenodon paradoxus, at Parque Zoologico Nacional in the Dominican Republic. The second lower incisor tooth of this animal is grooved and can be used to deliver a venomous saliva. This is one of the only venomous mammals on Earth.

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An endangered Hispaniolan solenodon, Solenodon paradoxus, at Parque Zoologico Nacional in the Dominican Republic. The second lower incisor tooth of this animal is grooved and can be used to deliver a venomous saliva. This is one of the only venomous mammals on Earth.

Keywords:

HISPANIOLAN SOLENODONS, SOLENODON PARADOXUS, PROPERTY RELEASED PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTO ARK, PHOTOGRAPHY, COLOR IMAGE, STUDIO SHOT, NO PEOPLE, ANIMAL THEME, CAPTIVITY, ENDANGERED SPECIES, ZOO ANIMAL, ONE ANIMAL, SIDE VIEW, HEAD AND SHOULDERS, RARE, VENOMOUS, MAMMALS, HISPANIOLAN SOLENODON, DOMINICAN SOLENODON, HAITIAN SOLENODON, AGOUTA, BLACK BACKGROUND

Location:

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Photographer:

JOEL SARTORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK/National Geographic Creative
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