Musk shrew


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(Zool.) a shrew (Sorex murinus), found in India. It has a powerful odor of musk. Called also sondeli, and mondjourou.
See Desman.

See also: Musk, Shrew

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"The musk shrew is a primitive ancestor of primates and when given to the females, they displayed reproductive behaviour and the males would mate with them.
(1991) Comparative aspects of microsomal cytochrome P-450-dependent monooxygenase activities in musk shrew (Suncus murinus), Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus), harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) and rat.
Small mammals captured in Namibia during 2010-2012 and tested for arenaviruses * Mammal species Common name Aethomys chrysophilus Red veld rat Micaelamys namaquensis Namaqua rock mouse Crocidura fuscomurina Bicolored musk shrew Crocidura hirta Lesser red musk shrew Dendromus melanotis Gray climbing mouse Elephantulus intufi Bushveld sengi Gerbilliscus spp.
Until recently, the 1 exception that did not have a confirmed rodent association has been Thottapalayam virus (TPMV), which was isolated from an Asian house shrew or musk shrew (Suncus murinus) captured in 1964 during a survey for Japanese encephalitis virus in southern India (7).
The Asian musk shrew (Suncus murinus), also called the Asian house shrew, is a small mole-like mammal belonging to the family Soricidae (order Soricomorpha), and wild rats are classified in the family Muridae (order Rodentia).
ursinus (Chacma baboon) Livingstone 2010-2011 Chlorocebus pygerythrus Mfuwe 2009 (vervet monkey) Livingstone 2010-2011 Shrew Crocidura hirta Livingstone 2011 (lesser red musk shrew) Mpulungu 2012 Namwala 2012 Mazabuka 2013 Solwezi 2013 C.
He suggests that the snake, generally a regrettable addition to Guam's wildlife, helps the geckos by keeping in check another invader, a big musk shrew that eats ground-dwelling creatures.
74); (5) The Musk Shrew Rites, "translated by the Tibetan translator Rwa rdo rje grags from manuscripts belonging to Bha ro phyag rdum" (p.
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Tests so far have been carried out on musk shrews and marmoset monkeys.
flavipectus), and 5 musk shrews (Crocidura dracula) from the mine for virome analysis.
A wheel of bisexual sea slugs fornicating, a furry chain gang of Asian Musk Shrews caravanning, a female praying mantis devouring a male's head during sex.