Ruwenzori otter shrew
|Ruwenzori otter shrew|
(de Witte & Frechkop, 1955)
|Ruwenzori otter shrew range|
Behavior and habitat
Ruwenzori shrews live in the rivers and streams of various biomes, mostly in forests. They also live at various altitudes, ranging from lowland forests just a few hundred meters above sea level to montane forests over 2000 meters above sea level (7000 feet). Its prey is primarily small animals, such as fish, crabs, worms, insects, and small frogs. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- Bronner, G.N.; Jenkins, P.D. (2005). "Order Afrosoricida". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 76. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
- Vogel, P.; Afrotheria Specialist Group (2008). "Micropotamogale ruwenzorii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
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