Conservation status: CRITICALLY ENDANGERED
Common name: black shrew
Scientific name: Suncus ater
Length: 20 – 100 mm
Weight: 2.5 – 106 g
The black shrew is one of the top 5 critically endangered species in Malaysia. It is known to be found in the island of Borne near Mount Kinabalu. Nobody knows whether this creature is extinct or still occupy a small area in the Sabah state of Malaysia.