Shrew

Sorex araneus

Shrew

Description

The common shrew has a dark brown velvety fur on the back with pale brown sides and whitish fur underneath. The animal is characterised with a long pointed nose, tiny eyes, small ears. The overall size can vary between 48 to 80 mm, with a tail length of between 24 to 44 mm. The common shrew is very widespread, the second most numerous British mammal. Living at densities of up to 50 per hectare in many woodlands and often over 20 per hectare in grasslands and other habitats.

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