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The jungle shrew (Suncus zeylanicus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae endemic to Sri Lanka. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Its head and body are 10–12 cm long, with an 8– to 9-cm tail. Its pelage is dark gray above, and lighter in the underparts. Hairs appear dark at the base and lighter at the tip. The tail is short and gray, sometimes with a white tip.
- de A. Goonatilake, W.L.D.P.T.S.; Nameer, P.O. & Molur, S. (2008). "Suncus zeylanicus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T21148A88693246. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T21148A9251766.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
- Insectivore Specialist Group 1996. Suncus zeylanicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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