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Elephant shrew and colorful lizard.jpg
Elephantulus, with a common flat lizard behind
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Genus: Elephantulus
Thomas and Schwann, 1906

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Elephantulus is a genus of elephant shrew in the family Macroscelididae. It contains the following species:


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