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Eurasian pygmy shrew

Sorex minutus


About 5 cm long without tail.


Shrews are active day and night, taking short periods of rest between relatively long bursts of activity. Common shrews are found throughout the woodlands, grasslands.


Common shrew (Sorex araneus) or Eurasian pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus)?

1 Species ID Suggestions

Cretan White- toothed shrew
Crocidura zimmermanni Cretan shrew - Wikipedia

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Ingrid3 2 months ago

Remarkable snout! Cute too!

Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 2 months ago

Thanks Zlatan, I'm also in favour of S. Minutus specie.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 months ago

Great photo-catch... and tough choice of species? I would vote for S. minutus; for the range...

Marek Koszorek
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Spotted on May 16, 2021
Submitted on May 16, 2021

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