Japanese water shrew

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Japanese water shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Chimarrogale
Species: C. platycephalus
Binomial name
Chimarrogale platycephalus
Temminck, 1842
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Japanese water shrew range

The Japanese water shrew (Chimarrogale platycephalus), also called the flat-headed water shrew, is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is endemic to Japan.

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