Long-tailed shrew

Long-tailed shrew

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Genus
SPECIES
Sorex dispar
WEIGHT
4-6 g
LENGTH
46-100 mm

The long-tailed shrew or rock shrew is a small North American shrew found in Atlantic Canada and the Northeastern United States. This shrew is slate grey in color with a pointed snout, a long tail, and lighter underparts. It is found on rocky slopes in mountainous areas along the Atlantic coast from Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec, and Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, to northern Georgia. It eats insects and spiders. Predators include hawks, owls, and snakes.

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Long-tailed shrew habitat map

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References

1. Long-tailed shrew Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-tailed_shrew
2. Long-tailed shrew on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/41394/115183478

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