Lesser red musk shrew

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Lesser red musk shrew
Crocidura hirta (dead).jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. hirta
Binomial name
Crocidura hirta
Peters, 1852
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Lesser red musk shrew range

The lesser red musk shrew (Crocidura hirta) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and hot deserts.

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