Dwarf shrew

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Dwarf shrew

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


The Dwarf 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

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Facts about the dwarf shrew

The dwarf shrew (Sorex nanus) is similar in size and coloring, but the dwarf shrew is more olive-colored dorsally and more silvery ventrally than the pygmy.

According to the Biota Information System of New Mexico, Sorex nanus is imperiled in New Mexico and rare in Arizona.

Site) The Gabon dwarf shrew is one of the smallest shrews, with one specimen weighed at 1. (Full text)

Description: The dwarf shrew is a delicate animal with a relatively long tail. (Full text)

The dwarf shrew is a small, grayish-brown shrew.

The studies by Hoffmann and Taber (1960) reveal that the dwarf shrew is also to be found in Alpine areas.

Status and Trends Countries Where the Gabon Dwarf Shrew Is Currently Found: callurl('http://www. (Full text)

the dwarf shrew is found only in the environs of Tbilisi and is on the endangered list.

Of the Sorcidae family, two of the shrews are southern Africa endemics and the Greater Dwarf Shrew is indeterminate Red Data species.

ARIZONA Dwarf shrews are found in spruce-fir communities of the Grand Canyon *26*.

Sixteen Northern Goshawk nests have been discovered within the area, a single Merlin has been seen, and Dwarf Shrews are thought to be around.

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