|Scientific Name:||Desmodilliscus braueri|
|Species Authority:||Wettstein, 1916|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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|Range Description:||This is a Sahelian species found from Senegal and Mauritania eastwards through Mali, Burkina Faso Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, possibly Chad and Sudan to the Red Sea.|
Native:Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sudan
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|Population:||It is locally very abundant in suitable habitats (based on observations and owl pellet counts).|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is recorded from scrub savannas with sparse vegetation and hardened soils, often with gravel.Gestation time is 26 days, and litter size is 2-7 youngs.|
|Generation Length (years):||1-2|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species.|
It is found in a number of protected areas - as in the Djoudj National Park, Senegal (Bâ et al. 2000), but no specific conservation measures are in place.
|Citation:||Granjon, L. 2016. Desmodilliscus braueri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T6508A22414995.Downloaded on 19 February 2017.|
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