Lesser shrew

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Lesser shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Crocidurinae
Species : Crocidura suaveolens

 

Keywords: white , tail

The Lesser shrew, lesser white-toothed shrew is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Lesser shrew

Adult weight : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 3 years

Female maturity :175 days

Male maturity : 365 days

Gestation : 27 days

Weaning : 25 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 4

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.004 kg (0.0088 lbs)

Body mass : 0.007 kg (0.0154 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

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