IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
The Afrotheria represents one of the major mammalian evolutionary radiations. By one count, the seven groups that make up Afrotheria represent nearly a third of all the living orders of mammals. The ...
The Afrotheria represents one of the major mammalian evolutionary radiations. By one count, the seven groups that make up Afrotheria represent nearly a third of all the living orders of mammals. The Afrotheria Specialist Group (ASG) facilitates the conservation of hyraxes, Aardvarks, elephant-shrews or sengis, golden moles, tenrecs and their habitats.

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group
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