Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Elephantulus
Family: Macroscelididae (Mammalia)
Taxon : Mammal
Group : Animal

SPECIES
edwardii
NOTES

A small elephant shrew with a very long tail and very long hind legs. Also known as jumping shrews they can hop on their back legs. They are insectivorous and favour rocky areas.


AUTHORITY
(A. Smith, 1839)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: The body and tail are black
Colour: Black
Common Name
Cape Rock Sengi
Cape Rock Elephant-shrew
Jumping shrew
Habitat
NOTES: Found dead in the house
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Months
April
Synonyms for Species
Macroscelides edwardii



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