spalax typhlus


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slepez \Sle*pez"\, n. [Russ. sliepets'.] (Zool.)
   A burrowing rodent (Spalax typhlus), native of Russia and
   Asia Minor. It has the general appearance of a mole, and is
   destitute of eyes. Called also mole rat.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Zemni \Zem"ni\, n. (Zool.)
   The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern
   Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its
   fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It
   constructs extensive burrows.
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