oa African Zoology - Incisors as digging tools in molerats (Bathyergidae)

Volume 33, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



The angle at which the incisors project forward and the amount of enamel per incisor is greater in molerats that use their incisors for digging (genera Georychus and Cryptomys), than in those molerats that do not use the incisors for digging (genus Bathyergus).

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