Moon Forest Shrew 
 
 

Scientific Name:
Sylvisorex lunaris
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Crescent Shrew
Group:
Mammals
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda

Facts Summary:
The Moon Forest Shrew (Sylvisorex lunaris) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda. This species is also known by the following name(s): Crescent Shrew.


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