Bushveld elephant shrew

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Bushveld elephant shrew

Order : Macroscelidea
Family : Macroscelididae
Species : Elephantulus intufi

 

The Bushveld elephant shrew, bushveld sengi is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Bushveld elephant shrew habitats
Desert, Hot Desert, Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland
Some facts about the
Long-eared elephant shrew

Adult weight : 0.052 kg (0.1144 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 9 years

Female maturity :335 days

Male maturity : 183 days

Gestation : 52 days

Weaning : 38 days

Litter size : 2

Interval between litters : 67 days

Weight at birth : 0.01 kg (0.022 lbs)

Body mass : 0.047 kg (0.1034 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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Facts about the bushveld elephant shrew

Bushveld Elephant Shrew or Elephantulus intufi is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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