Dusky-footed elephant shrew

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Dusky-footed elephant shrew[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Genus: Elephantulus
Species: E. fuscipes
Binomial name
Elephantulus fuscipes
(Thomas, 1894)
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Dusky-footed elephant shrew range

The dusky-footed elephant shrew or dusky-footed sengi (Elephantulus fuscipes) is a species of elephant shrew in the Macroscelididae family. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.[2]


  1. ^ Schlitter, D. A. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 82. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b FitzGibbon, C., Perrin, M. & Stuart, C. (2008). Elephantulus fuscipes. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 December 2008.