Scandentia

Tupaiidae Gray, 1825

Taxon Date Location Notes
Madras Tree Shrew
Anathana ellioti (Waterhouse, 1850)
1974 London Zoological Society of London Annual Report 1974, p30.
Northern Tree Shrew
Tupaia belangeri (Wagner, 1841)
1968 Jersey International Zoo Yearbook, Vol. 10 (1970) p251, as T. glis belangeri.
Common Tree Shrew
Tupaia glis (Diard, 1820)
1965* Edinburgh The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland Annual Report for the Year ended 31st December 1965, p9: Among the most notable additions by birth within the Park were ... one Tupaia. The latter is particularly interesting as it is the only individual from eight separate births to survive the cannibalistic tendencies of the parents.
Pygmy Tree Shrew
Tupaia minor Günther, 1876
1994E London Zoological Society of London Annual Report 1994-1995, p26.
Large Tree Shrew
Tupaia tana Raffles, 1821
1973 London Zoological Society of London Annual Report 1973, p38. A Zoo Federation certificate awarded for the first breeding of this species was displayed at the zoo.

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