Nimba otter shrew (Micropotamogale lamottei)

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Nimba otter shrew fact file

Nimba otter shrew description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderAfrosoricida
FamilyTenrecidae
GenusMicropotamogale (1)

Information on the Nimba otter shrew is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Pygmy otter-shrew.
French
Le Micropotamogale Du Mont Nimba.
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Nimba otter shrew status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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To learn about efforts to conserve the Nimba otter shrew see:

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Nimba otter-shrew entering the water  
Nimba otter-shrew entering the water

© Peter Vogel

Peter Vogel
Peter.Vogel@unil.ch

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