Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
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
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