IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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African giant shrew is the largest Egyptian species in this genus. Upperparts dark-brown, flanks silver and underparts dark-gray. Snout pointed. Eyes small and beady. Ears large, free of hairs, and with a distinct internal fold. Tail long, hairless, darker than upperparts and with bristles scattered on proximal two-thirds. Feet vary in color from grayish to brown.

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