Greater dwarf shrew

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Greater dwarf shrew
Suncus lixus dead.jpeg
dead specimen
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Suncus
S. lixus
Binomial name
Suncus lixus
(Thomas, 1898)
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Greater dwarf shrew range

The greater dwarf shrew (Suncus lixus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna.