Mount Kenya mole shrew
|Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew|
|Mount Kenya Mole Shrew range|
The Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew (Surdisorex polulus) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is endemic to Mount Kenya in Kenya. Its natural habitat is tropical high-altitude bamboo and grassland.
The taxonomy of the Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew is as follows:
The Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew is listed as vulnerable to become endangered because it is known to only be found in a single location that is the highlands of Mount Kenya. The habitat loss that is resulting from climate change represents a reasonable future threat. This species is found in a terrestrial environment, and the species inhabits dense montane grassland.
- "Surdisorex polulus". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
- Hutterer, R. & Oguge, N. 2004. Surdisorex polulus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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