Species Macroscelides proboscideus (Shaw, 1800) (Short-eared elephant shrew)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Macroscelidea
  • ---- family: Macroscelididae
  • ----- species: Macroscelides proboscideus
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 23cm, tail-length: 12cm; grey-brownish coloured fur; elongated highly mobile snout; thin round ears; long sparsely haired tail;
Countries:
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:

AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
AT1310
Kaokoveld desert
AT1314
Nama Karoo
AT1315
Namib desert
AT1316
Namibian savanna woodlands
AT1322
Succulent Karoo
Links:
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 34
Date: 2009-05-03
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
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Date: 2009-05-03
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2009-05-03
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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