Scientific name: Deinogalerix
Place of Origin: Gargano peninsula (Italy)
Timeline: Late Miocene, 7-10 million years ago
Weight: 25 lbs.
Body size: 2 ft.
- They were hairy, rat-like relatives of modern hedgehogs and belonged to the subfamily of gymnures (moon-rats).
Annual Cost of Care
Though the Deinogalerix is extinct, by adopting this animal your donation will go toward providing for the daily cost of care for wildlife that lives at Aikman Wildlife Adventure.