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 Southern Short-tailed Shrew (Blarina carolinensis)




Southern Short-tailed Shrew | Blarina carolinensis photo
Southern Short-tailed Shrew , Blarina carolinensis, lateral view Durham, North Carolina

Photograph by Patrick Coin. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Southern Short-tailed Shrew | Blarina carolinensis photo
Southern Short-tailed Shrew , showing short tail typical of species

Photograph by Patrick Coin. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

SOUTHERN SHORT-TAILED SHREW FACTS

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Insectivora
Family:Soricidae
Genus:Blarina
Species:carolinensis
Common Name:Southern Short-tailed Shrew


Relatives in same Genus
  Northern Short-tailed Shrew (B. brevicauda)