Squee Sunday: Desman

June 25, 2017

A desman is a semi aquatic mammal in the mole family. There are two kinds: the Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) is 11 to 16 cm (4.3 to 6.3 in) long with a rounded tail about the same length, and it lives in Northern Spain, northern Portugal and southern France. Since they spend much of their time hunting for invertebrates in rivers at, they have webbed rear feet, ears and nostrils…