East African Highland Shrew 
Scientific Name:
Crocidura allex
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Highlands Shrew
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Kenya, Tanzania

Facts Summary:
The East African Highland Shrew (Crocidura allex) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Kenya, Tanzania. This species is also known by the following name(s): Highlands Shrew.

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