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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday – Hamster

I probably don’t have to explain too much about hamsters…  almost everybody had one as a pet before.
Hamsters are crepuscular (like Krazy). In the wild, they burrow underground in the daylight to avoid being caught by predators.  In the wild they feed primarily on seeds, fruits and greens, and will occasionally eat burrowing insects (they
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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday – Rosy

Meet Rosy, the Rosy Maple Moth.

I want a Maple tree, so I can see one of those in my yard… Even though the caterpillar doesn’t look quite as interesting:

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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday – Momonga

Momonaga? It’s a Japanese dwarf flying squirrel.  Wiki has only a little information about these cute animals. If you want to find out more, you can click here. But none of these pages can describe how cute the Pteromys momonga – Japanese flying sqirrels are:

They are even cuter in a pack (pay attention to the
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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday – Squirrel

Tiny squirrels, no surprise… They are usually pretty small.  Squirrels (or Eichhörnchen) come in all kinds of types and colors.  The ones I’ve seen here in America so far, are pretty plain and kinda deserve the name rat or squirrat.  My favorites are the red ones with the white belly. I also like Ziesels.  My
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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday – ???

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Tiny Thumb Thursday – Tenrec

“Adorable, but what the hell is it?”  you might ask yourself.  Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is a Tenrecidae (or short Tenrec).  It’s a mammal found in Madagascar (did they have one in the movie?) and Africa.  The species can  range from a body length of around 4.5 cm, and weighing just 5 grams to
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Zwischen zwei Zwetschgenzweigen zwitschern zwei geschwätzige Schwalben

Here’s another tiny ‘thing’ on a thumb. Especially for Spectre, since he enjoyed the little Paul so much:

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