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The dusky elephant shrew or dusky sengi (Elephantulus fuscus) is a species of elephant shrew in the family Macroscelididae. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.[2]

Dusky elephant shrew[1]
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Genus: Elephantulus
E. fuscus
Binomial name
Elephantulus fuscus
(Peters, 1852)
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Dusky elephant shrew range


  1. ^ Schlitter, D.A. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 82. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Stuart, C.; Perrin, M. & FitzGibbon, C. (2008). "Elephantulus fuscus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 December 2008.