Ceylon Jungle Shrew 
 
 

Scientific Name:
Suncus zeylanicus
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Jungle Shrew, Sri Lankan Shrew
Group:
Mammals
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Sri Lanka

Facts Summary:
The Ceylon Jungle Shrew (Suncus zeylanicus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Sri Lanka. This species is also known by the following name(s): Jungle Shrew, Sri Lankan Shrew.


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