IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Myosorex babaulti is found in Uganda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It may occur in Rwanda but it has not been recorded there so far. It occurs on the mountains to the west and east of Lake Kivu and also on Idjwi Island in Lake Kivu. It is also found on from the Ugandan side of the Virunga Mountains. M. babaulti co-occurs with Myosorex blarina in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Kasangaki et al., 2003). It also occurs in Kibira National Park and Biriwi National Park in Burundi (J. Kerbis unpubl.). It has been recorded between 1,850 (Burundi) and 3,300 m asl (Kivu).


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