Bailey's shrew

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Bailey's shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. baileyi
Binomial name
Crocidura baileyi
Osgood, 1936
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Bailey's shrew range

The Bailey's shrew (Crocidura baileyi) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. The name honours American naturalist and museum director Alfred Marshall Bailey.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is endemic to Ethiopia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Lavrenchenko, L. (2008). "Crocidura baileyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of endangered.