- Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete
- Photo taken by: Trichas, A.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Photo of babies of the Cretan spiny mouse, Acomys cahirinus minous, a small rodent found in Crete. The gestation is between 5 and 6 weeks, which is unusually long for a mouse. At birth, other females clean and assist the mother. The young are well developed with open eyes when they are born.