Dusky-footed elephant shrew

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Dusky-footed elephant shrew[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Genus: Elephantulus
Species: E. fuscipes
Binomial name
Elephantulus fuscipes
(Thomas, 1894)
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Dusky-footed elephant shrew range

The dusky-footed elephant shrew or dusky-footed sengi (Elephantulus fuscipes) is a species of elephant shrew in the family Macroscelididae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.[2]


  1. ^ Schlitter, D.A. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 82. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b FitzGibbon, C.; Perrin, M. & Stuart, C. (2008). "Elephantulus fuscipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.