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The Ryukyu shrew (Crocidura orii), also known as Orii's shrew[2] is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Japan. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Ryukyu shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
Species:
C. orii
Binomial name
Crocidura orii
Kuroda, 1924
Ryukyu Shrew area.png
Ryukyu Shrew range

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  1. ^ Laginha Pinto Correia, D. (2016). "Crocidura orii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T5590A22302169. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T5590A22302169.en. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  2. ^ IUCN Red List of Threatened Species