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Masked Shrew

Sorex Cinereus


Small shrew with brown uppers and light under side. Long thin nose, and tail approximately 1/3 the body length.


North American Woods, meadows, savannas, prairies. Requires moist ground with litter or cover due to its fossorial nature.


Also known as the Masked Shrew. Although usually nocturnal, this organism will change it's activity period based on the weather.

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Welcome to Project Noah GlennPerriconeJr.
Nice first spotting,congrats and thanks for sharing
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Spotted on Jan 1, 2015
Submitted on Jan 2, 2015

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