Lesser Ryukyu shrew

Lesser Ryukyu shrew

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Crocidura watasei

The lesser Ryukyu shrew, or Watase's shrew is a common species of shrews that is endemic to Japan. It is often found living in bushes and grasslands along the river banks and in shrubs of lower elevations.

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Lesser Ryukyu shrew habitat map

References

1. Lesser Ryukyu shrew Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesser_Ryukyu_shrew
2. Lesser Ryukyu shrew on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136341/22310365

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