Lesser gray-brown musk shrew

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Lesser gray-brown musk shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species: C. silacea
Binomial name
Crocidura silacea
Thomas, 1895
Lesser gray-brown musk shrew range

The lesser gray-brown musk shrew (Crocidura silacea) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and rocky areas.

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