Nigerian shrew

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Nigerian shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. nigeriae
Binomial name
Crocidura nigeriae
Dollman, 1915
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Nigerian shrew range

The Nigerian shrew (Crocidura nigeriae) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. The animal is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, and there are claims of it also being found in Ghana. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is also threatened by habitat loss, but at this time it is not at a large risk of becoming extinct.