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'Ultimate Pokémon' Squirrel Evades the Eyes of Science

The elusive, scaly-tailed rodent Zenkerella has never been seen alive by researchers, although new details have emerged about its place in the taxonomic tree.

August 16, 2016
6:32 PM EDT
The second of three new specimens of Zenkerella insignis was found by hunters near the village of Ureca on Bioko, an island off the west coast of Africa. Credit: Steven Heritage