Glass's shrew

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Glass's Shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. glassi
Binomial name
Crocidura glassi
Heim de Balsac, 1966
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Glass's Shrew range

The Glass's Shrew (Crocidura glassi) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is endemic to Ethiopia. The mammal's natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Lavrenchenko, L., Hutterer, R. & Howell, K. (2008). "Crocidura glassi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 July 2010.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of vulnerable.