Cretan shrew

Cretan shrew

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Crocidura zimmermanni

The Cretan shrew is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic and exclusive to the island of Crete, Greece. Its natural habitat is temperate shrubland, and the animal is threatened by habitat loss. It is found in the mountainous highlands of Crete, having been displaced from lower altitudes by the lesser white-toothed shrew .

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Cretan shrew habitat map

References

1. Cretan shrew Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cretan_shrew
2. Cretan shrew on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/5588/90818329

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