Crocidura jenkinsi Chakraborty, 1978

Jenkin's shrew, Jenkin’s Andaman spiny shrew



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1972

Rediscovered in 1997

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Andaman Islands, India












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