A pair living in a pile of bricks.
rufous head and tail
During guided tour of forest we saw one scurry across our trail.
On bare rocky hill
Ran into a house and was caught in the bathroom and moved outside.
Elephant shrews, or jumping shrews, are small insectivorous mammals native to Africa, belonging to the family Macroscelididae, in the order Macroscelidea, whose traditional common English name comes from a fancied resemblance between their long noses and the trunk of an elephant, and an assumed relationship with the shrews (family Soricidae) in the order Insectivora. It has become plain that the elephant shrews are not to be classified with the superficially similar true shrews, but ironically are...