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It was shivering by the trailside, it's about three inches long.
You may also want to consider that this may be a northern short-tail shrew (Blarina brevicauda) or a related species. They have an incredibly high metabolic level that makes them extremely active, even when they are sitting still, which may account for its shivering.
Looks like a mole.
Spotted on May 20, 2011 Submitted on May 20, 2011