Nimba otter shrew

Nimba otter shrew

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
SPECIES
Micropotamogale lamottei
WEIGHT
53-70.6 g
LENGTH
244-258 mm

The Nimba otter shrew is a dwarf otter shrew and belongs to the mammal family Potamogalidae. Otter shrews are shrew-like afrotherian mammals found in sub-Saharan Africa. They are most closely related to the tenrecs of Madagascar. This species belongs to the genus Micropotamogale, literally meaning "tiny river weasel". It is native to the Mount Nimba area which rests along the border of Liberia, Guinea, and Côte d’Ivoire in West Africa.

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

Mo

Molluscivore

Pi

Piscivores

Na

Natatorial

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Vi

Viviparous

Se

Semiaquatic

Po

Polygamy

So

Solitary

No

Not a migrant

N

starts with

Distribution

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Nimba otter shrew habitat map

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MATING BEHAVIOR

References

1. Nimba otter shrew Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimba_otter_shrew
2. Nimba otter shrew on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/13393/111940150

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