Shrews Sentence Examples
Similarly the dull coloration of the two sets of animals is very possibly procryptic and serves to hide both shrews and squirrels from enemies.
A number of small mammals will also now be present, including shrews (left ), voles and mice.
The otter shrews are also found in West and central Africa.
Only a few animals are common to the entire country, such as the hare (Lepus timidus) and the weasel; although certain others may be added if the high mountain region be left out of consideration, such as the squirrel, fox and various shrews.
Animals include beech martens, wildcats, genets, badgers, wild boar and common, pygmy and Etruscan shrews.Advertisement
Mammals include pipistrelle and Daubenton's bats, shrews and roe deer.
In common with other shrew species, water shrew species, water shrews are protected under Schedule 6 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981 ).
There are healthy populations of hedgehogs, moles, field mice, common and Pigmy shrews, and short-tailed and bank voles.
Animals used have mainly been cats and monkeys, but chickens and tree shrews also have been used.
The high pitched squeaks of territorial Common Shrews coming from the long grass.Advertisement
A number of small mammals will also now be present, including shrews (left), voles and mice.
Finding water shrews is difficult as they tend to remain hidden in burrows and among vegetation.
Shrews are notoriously small, ( the pygmy white-toothed shrew is the smallest extant mammal weighing a mere 2-3 grams at adult weight).
In common with other shrew species, water shrews are protected under Schedule 6 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981).
Water shrews often anchor themselves to rocks or plant stems to remain under water.Advertisement
Of the Insectivora numerous forms of moles, shrews and hedgehogs prevail.
Moles, which are unknown in the Indian peninsula, abound in the forest regions of the eastern Himalayas at a moderate altitude, and shrews of several species are found almost everywhere; amongst them are two very remarkable forms of water shrew, one of which, however, Nectogale, is probably Tibetan rather than Himalayan.
Though usually more or less cylindrical or circular in section, hairs are often elliptical or flattened, as in the curly-haired races of men, the terminal portion of the hair of moles and shrews, and conspicuously in the spines of the spiny squirrels of the genus Xerus and those of the mouse-like Platacanthomys.
The Insectivora (except a few shrews which have entered from the north) are absent from South America, and appear to have been mainly an Old World group, the only forms which have entered North America being the shrew-mice (Soricidae) and moles (Talpidae).