Catalog Number: USNM 163992
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Mammals
Sex/Stage: Male; Adult
Preparation: Skin; Skull
Collector(s): J. Loring
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Mount Kenia [= Kenya], W side, Kenya, Africa
Elevation (m): 3261
- Type: Hollister, N. 1916 Feb 10. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 66 (1): 1.
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Mount Kenya mole shrew
The Mt. Kenya mole shrew is listed as vulnerable because it is known to only be found in a single location in highlands of Mount Kenya. The habitat of the species is dense montane grassland.
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