- Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete
- Photo taken by: Trichas, A.
- Photo taken date: March 1999
Crete Spiny Mouse
Shrubland of Crete (Greece) diorama
Photo of the Cretan spiny mouse, Acomys cahirinus minous. Their most characteristic feature is the spines that cover their back. These spines protect them, at a great percentage, from their main predators, the snakes.