Animals You’ve Never Heard Of – E EditionAnnette Parker

Animals You’ve Never Heard Of – E Edition


The Black and Rufous Elephant Shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi), also known as the black and rufous sengi, is one of 17 species of elephant shrew found only in Africa. Like other members of the genus Rhynchocyon, it is a relatively large species, with adults averaging about 28 cm (11 in) in length and 450-700 g (1.0-1.5 lb) in weight. It is native to Kenya and Tanzania. It eats insects (beetles, termites, ants) and spiders, supplementing this with fruits and seeds.

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