North African elephant shrew

North African elephant shrew

Order : Macroscelidea
Family : Macroscelididae
Species : Elephantulus rozeti


The North african elephant shrew, north african 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

Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia
North African elephant shrew habitats
Desert, Hot Desert, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation and Shrubland
Some facts about the
North African elephant shrew

Adult weight : 0.048 kg (0.1056 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

Gestation : 76 days

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 2

Body mass : 0.049 kg (0.1078 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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Facts about the North African elephant shrew

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

Only one species, Elephantulus rozeti, is found in semi-arid habitats in North Africa (Marocco and Algeria). (Full text)

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