Dobson's shrew tenrec

Dobson's shrew tenrec

Order : Insectivora
Family : Tenrecidae
Subfamily : Oryzorictinae
Species : Microgale dobsoni


The Dobson's shrew tenrec 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

Some facts about the
Dobson's long-tailed tenrec

Adult weight : 0.038 kg (0.0836 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :669 days

Male maturity : 669 days

Gestation : 61 days

Weaning : 29 days

Litter size : 3

Weight at birth : 0.004 kg (0.0088 lbs)

Body mass : 0.045 kg (0.099 lbs)

Temperature : 30.85 °C (87.53 °F)

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Facts about the Dobson's shrew tenrec

Microgale dobsoni is shrew-like in general appearance, has a grey-brown back, a grey belly, and a tail almost as long as its head and body.

ht Microgale dobsoni is insectivorous.

Microgale dobsoni (Dobson's Shrew Tenrec): Narrative Microgale dobsoni is insectivorous.

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