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Western Rock Elephant Shrew
Elephantulus rupestris
Information
Common Name Western Rock Sengi
Range Namibia, South Africa, possibly Angola, and possibly Botswana.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Macroscelidea
Family Macroscelididae
Genus Elephantulus
Species Elephantulus rupestris
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Western rock elephant shrew or western rock sengi (Elephantulus rupestris), is a species of elephant shrew in the Macroscelididae family. It is found in Namibia, South Africa, possibly Angola, and possibly Botswana. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and rocky areas.

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