Shrew, Giant Elephant - IUCN Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species information on the Giant Elephant Shrew. As of 2016, they are classified as Least Concerned but maybe close to Near Threatened due to fragmentation and degradation of forested habitats due to urban and agricultural expansion. The population trend is decreasing since the population estimates for the numerous disjunct populations are still needing more study. There is a severely fragmented population which indicates that this animal requires frequent updating.