01 November 2014

Gundis





Gundis in Korkeasaari / Helsinki Zoo 30.8.2014.

Gundis are small stocky rodents living in the
rocky deserts in North Africa. There are five
species and these are common gundis.
Like most desert animals, they get the
water they need from their food.

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56 comments:

  1. The Gundis are so cute.. Adorable photos. Thank you for sharing this cute critter and your post with my critter party, enjoy your weekend!

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    1. Thank you for hosting, Eileen! Have a great weekend!

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  2. Yes they are indeed cute. I have never heard about them before.

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  3. Such a sweet faced little character. Those ears are such an unusual design.

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  4. Thanks for introducing them, I've never seen this species before......cute ears!

    Happy weekend Gunilla!
    Ruby

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    1. Thank you Ruby! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  5. Thanks for sharing a new species for me Gunilla. Great shots.

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  6. A lovely little animal, new to me. Great shots Gunilla!

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  7. These are the CUTEST rodents I have ever seen! They have such sweet faces. Fantastic shots, Gunilla.

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  8. 。°°✿⊱。
    Passei para uma visita.
    Suas fotos são incríveis!!!
    Muito agradáveis!!!

    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.°✿⊱
    °。.✿✿⊱

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  9. Wonderful photography of this little cutie critter!

    happy weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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    1. Thank you Carol! Have a great weekend.

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  10. Beautiful photos of the Gundis, Gunilla.
    I recognize this species not, I've never heard of it.
    A very good weekend.

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    1. Thank you Irma! Have a lovely weekend.

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  11. Så söta de ser ut med sina lustigt formade öron.

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  12. Very nice critters!
    They are really cute!
    Lovely photos Gunilla!
    Enjoy your sunday!

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    1. Thank you Noushka! Have a great Sunday.

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  13. vilka sötnosar och vilka coola öron de har. :)

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  14. Amazing creature! Nice photo's

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  15. I've never heard of a gundis. They are very cute, and thanks to you I now know about them.

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  16. Cool critters, Gunilla! I see they are about the same size as a hamster...but not that closely related.
    ~

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    1. Thank you! I believe the size is closer to a guinea pig.

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  17. They are so cute. My daughter (looking over my shoulder) wants one.

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    1. Thank you Adam! I can understand that. :-)

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  18. Curiosos y simpáticos animalillos.
    Un abrazo,

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  19. Oh, Gundis! New rodent for me :-) So adorable; I especially love the cute face toward camera eating Chinese cabbage♡♡♡

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in Finland, xoxo Miyako*

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    1. Thank you. dear Miyako! Big hugs to Japan.

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  20. they are cute little fellows Gunilla. I've never seen them before.

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  21. Great photos of these cute little rodents.

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  22. They are very nice animals to see and you have put them beautifully on the foot. Nice sharp and clear.

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  23. ohhh how cute!! awesome captures!!!

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  24. So cute! Love how they huddle together

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    1. Thank you Aletta! They were adorable.

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