Observation on the re-occurrence of Nicobar spiny shrew (Crocidura nicobarica Miller, 1902): A critically endangered mammal of Great Nicobar Island, India


  • Forest Survey of India, Eastern Zone, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700106, West Bengal
  • Zoological Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre, Port Blair – 744102, Andaman and Nicobar
  • Zoological Survey of India, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata – 700053, West Bengal




Crocidura nicobarica, Endangered Mammal, Great Nicobar Island, Spiny Shrew


The re-occurrence of Nicobar spiny shrew Crocidura nicobarica a critically endangered and endemic species was found at Great Nicobar Island during the survey. The morphological and osteological and its behavioral observations have been analyzed in this paper after its original description by Miller (1902).


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Rangasamy, V., Raghunathan, C., & Chandra, K. (2019). Observation on the re-occurrence of Nicobar spiny shrew (<i>Crocidura nicobarica</i> Miller, 1902): A critically endangered mammal of Great Nicobar Island, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 119(1), 49–54. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v119/i1/2019/141306





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