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Northern Short-Tailed Shrew

Blarina brevicauda

Description:

This furry little sausage was moving like lightning, very long body for a shrew and has a short nose compared to most and a very short hairless tail.

Habitat:

Mixed woods of a city conservation area.

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1 Comment

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

I would move like lightening too if I was walking around barefoot in the snow 😊 Actually I do when home. After 34 years of going barefoot in the Amazon, I have almost no feeling in my feet. But the cold doesn't look inviting at along. Kudos for being out in such temperatures taking pictures. Nice catch.

Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Feb 16, 2020
Submitted on Feb 17, 2020

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