Shrews in the Best of the Web Directory

Shrews

American Least Shrew (Cryptotis parva)

Species account covers physical appearance, distribution, feeding habits, activity, sounds, social behavior, interaction with humans, and status.

American Water Shrew (Sorex palustris)

Reports size and coloration, locations, preferred areas, feeding behavior, swimming, vocalizations, breeding, and status.

Animal Diversity: Pygmy Shrew (Sorex hoyi)

University of Michigan provides information on range and habitat, appearance, breeding, behavior, communication, food, and conservation status.

Arctic Shrew (Sorex arcticus)

Explores biodiversity, biomes, description, reproduction and parenting, social behavior, feeding habits, and predation.

Arizona-Desert Sonora Museum: Shrews

Provides overview, Sonoran specimens, description, range, habitat, and life history.

Common Shrew (Sorex araneus)

ARKive.org tells about status, species description, distribution, feeding habits, social behavior, breeding, threats, and family group.

Discover Life: Pygmy Shrew

Reviews description, phylogeny, distribution, habitat, natural history, and conservation biology. Offers photographs.

Pioneer Middle School: Desert Shrew (Notiosorex crawfordi)

Virtual Zoo project provides classification, image, size, activity, nesting, ecosystem, population status, litter size, and predators.

Pygmy Shrew (Sorex minutus)

Species information sheet provides basic facts, IUCN status, appearance, locations, activity, breeding, predators, threats, and related species.

Short-Tailed Shrew

Discusses physical characteristics, taxonomy, distribution and map, preferred habitat, reproduction, ecology, and status. From DiscoverLife.org.

Water Shrew (Sorex palustris)

Article examines common locations, habitat, physical characteristics, breeding and parenting, lifespan, predators, and derivation of name.

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