Lestoros Inca

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Lestoros Inca

 

a marsupial mammal of the family Caenolestidae. Body length, 9–12 cm; tail length, 9.5–13.5 cm. The fur is dark brown. Lestoros inca lives in southern Peru at an altitude of 2,800–4,250 m. It feeds on small invertebrates.

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