North African Elephant Shrew

North African Elephant Shrew
North African Elephant Shrew[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Macroscelidea
Family: Macroscelididae
Genus: Elephantulus
Species: E. rozeti
Binomial name
Elephantulus rozeti
(Duvernoy, 1833)
North African Elephant Shrew range

The North African Elephant Shrew or North African Sengi (Elephantulus rozeti) is a species of elephant shrew in the family Macroscelididae. It is found in Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation and hot deserts.[2]


  1. ^ Schlitter, Duane A. (16 November 2005). "Order Macroscelidea (pp. 82–85)". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). p. 83. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Perrin, M., FitzGibbon, C., Stuart, C., Hutterer, R. & Cuzin, F. (2008). Elephantulus rozeti. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 December 2008.