In work being prepared for publication, Rychlik has found seasonal differences in skull size and body mass in two other members of the red-toothed shrew subfamily: the pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus) and the Eurasian water shrew
Experts will also assess the health and populations of rare species such as the water shrew
A CURRY house is suing customers whose Facebook claim they found a water shrew
in their food was dismissed by inspectors.
The most specialised is the water shrew
, which is larger than our other two shrews.
Chapter 15 describes the ecology of the endemic water shrew
Even the water shrew
that hyperactively scampered across the surface was feeding on the prolific hatch.
minutus) 12 0 0 Water shrew
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These include waders such as lapwing, snipe, redshank and curlew, wildfowl such as pink foot and greylag geese, widgeon and teal, and mammals such as otter, water vole and water shrew
In the East Baltic region, shrews (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) are represented by five species: common shrew (Sorex araneus Linnaeus, 1758), Laxmann's (masked) shrew (Sorex caecutiens Laxmann, 1788), pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus Linnaeus, 1766), least shrew (Sorex minutissimus Zimmermann, 1780), and water shrew
(Neomys fodiens (Pennant, 1771)).
According to Jim Patton, a retired University of California Berkeley zoology professor, the tiny gray mammal's movement represents the greatest upward "retraction" of any high major-elevation species, which include the golden-mantled ground squirrel, the Belding ground squirrel, the water shrew
, the bushy-tailed woodrat and the American pika.
This pocket of biodiversity is home to 43 species of animals and plants classified by Maryland as rare or endangered, and five considered rare worldwide, including the southern water shrew
, mountain earth snake, and the plant Jacob's ladder.
Even less expected was a water shrew
right in front of me on the path, the first I have seen here.