American water shrew

American water shrew

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Sorex palustris
Life Span
1.5 years
WEIGHT
8-18 g
LENGTH
130-170 mm

The American water shrew or northern water shrew, is found in the nearctic faunal region located throughout the mountain ranges of the northern United States and in Canada and Alaska. The organism resides in semi-aquatic habitats, and is known for being the smallest mammalian diver.

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Ve

Vermivorous

Na

Natatorial

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Se

Semiaquatic

So

Solitary

No

Not a migrant

A

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
Biogeographical realms

American water shrew habitat map

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
3 weeks
BABY CARRYING
3 to 10

References

1. American water shrew Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_water_shrew
2. American water shrew on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/41410/115184897

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