Northern Short-Tailed Shrew – 9/30/12
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 9/30/12
Observation Time: 6:05 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond area
Common Name: Northern Short-tailed Shrew
Scientific Name: Blarina brevicauda
Comments: This venomous mammal is a highly active insectivore that consumes up to three times its weight daily. I don’t know why this specimen died.
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