Arizona shrew

Picture has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike license
Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Author: Chermundy

Arizona shrew

Order : Insectivora
Family : Soricidae
Subfamily : Soricinae
Species : Sorex arizonae

 

The Arizona shrew is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Mexico and United States

Facts about the Arizona shrew

1996: The Arizona shrew is known in New Mexico only from the Animas Mountains (NMDGF, 1996)*23*.

2002: The limited information available for New Mexico populations suggest that the Arizona shrew is a very rare and extremely localized species.

ARIZONA Arizona shrews are found primarily in riparian edges in pine-oak forests (AGFD, 1996)*24*.

Native Arizona Flora & Fauna Did you know that the Arizona Shrew is one of the smallest land mammals known?

ARIZONA Arizona shrews are found primarily in riparian edges in pine-oak forests (AGFD, 1996)*24*. (Full text)

Arizona Shrews are actively hunting and foraging all year long, and their estimated life span is only about one year. (Full text)

The Arizona Shrew is found only in the mountain ranges of Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico. (Full text)

More animals beginning with A

Custom Search
Contact Us | ©2011 TheWebsiteOfEverything.com | Privacy information | Arizona shrew