African giant shrew

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African giant shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. olivieri
Binomial name
Crocidura olivieri
(Lesson, 1827)
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African giant shrew range

The African giant shrew (Crocidura olivieri) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, arable land, rural gardens, urban areas, and heavily degraded former forest.

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