Giant otter shrew

Giant otter shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Tenrecidae
Subfamily : Potamogalinae
Species : Potamogale velox


The Giant otter shrew 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

Facts about the giant otter shrew

Behavior: Adapted strictly for aquatic life, the giant otter shrew is equally at home in fast-flowing streams or sluggish swamps.

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