Dark-footed mouse shrew

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Dark-footed mouse shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Myosorex
M. cafer
Binomial name
Myosorex cafer
(Sundevall, 1846)
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Dark-footed mouse shrew range

The dark-footed mouse shrew (Myosorex cafer) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Mozambique, South Africa, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly sometimes called the dark-footed forest shrew.