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SPECIES Crocidura crenata

Author:Brosset, Dubost, and Heim de Balsac, 1965.
Citation:Mammalia, 29: 268.
Common Name:Long-footed Shrew
Type Locality:Gabon, Belinga.
Distribution:High forest in S Cameroon, N Gabon, and E Dem. Rep. Congo.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:The specific epithet obviously was choosen because the species has extremily long feet and tail; Brosset (1988) observed that they aid in jumping rather than climbing.
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