Checkered elephant shrew

Checkered elephant shrew

Order : Macroscelidea
Family : Macroscelididae
Species : Rhynchocyon cirnei

 

The Checkered elephant shrew, checkered sengi is listed as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Checkered elephant shrew

Adult weight : 0.37 kg (0.814 lbs)

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Facts about the checkered elephant shrew

Checkered Elephant Shrew or Rhynchocyon cirnei is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Vulnerable due to B1+2c.

For example, the checkered elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon cirnei) is confined in the north of Luapula Province. (Full text)

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