Bale shrew

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Bale shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. bottegoides
Binomial name
Crocidura bottegoides
Hutterer & Yalden, 1990
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Bale shrew range

The Bale shrew (Crocidura bottegoides) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae.

It is endemic to Ethiopia, in the Bale Mountains of the Ethiopian Highlands.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

It is threatened by habitat loss.