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    • Afrosoricida
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

devinedmonds

Date

December 5, 2013 09:37 PM CST

Description

Some sort of shrew tenrec at Ankaratra, observed at night next to a stream in the last bit of natural forest up top

Photos / Sounds

What

Lowland Streaked Tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

May 2, 2007

Photos / Sounds

What

Lowland Streaked Tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

April 24, 2007

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Otter Shrew Potamogale velox

Observer

joeytalbot

Date

March 16, 2011

Description

Unidentified newborn mammal found beside stream in undisturbed tropical forest, Cameroon. 10-15cm long. Mostly still with clumsy movements.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec Echinops telfairi

Observer

tbrooks

Date

December 6, 2011

Place

Ifaty (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Short-tailed Shrew Tenrec Microgale brevicaudata

Observer

markscherz

Date

July 17, 2009 08:45 AM BST

Description

Pitfall trapped

Photos / Sounds

What

Tail-less Tenrec Tenrec ecaudatus

Observer

daviddo

Date

July 26, 2008 12:08 PM CEST

Description

26 July 2008.
Common tenrec / gewone tenrek (Tenrec ecaudatus) in Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar.
Captive tenrecs.

Note: Captive specimen, can't be used for wildlife distribution surveys.

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Description from Wikipedia

The order Afrosoricida (a Latin-Greek compound name which means "looking like African shrews") contains the golden moles of southern Africa and the tenrecs of Madagascar and Africa, two families of small mammals that have traditionally been considered to be a part of the order Insectivora.

No range data available.