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shrew

a small, 2 to 3 inches long, pointed-nosed, insectivorous mammal which has a moderately long tail and a very savage disposition. They are members of the family Soricidae and there are a large number of species including the common shrew (Sorex araneus).

shrew virus
a rhabdovirus with some antigenic relationship to rabies virus.
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These animals have been reported as prey for this shrew (Hoffmeister & Goodpaster 1962; Linstedt & Jones 1980; Punzo 2003c).
Cute Critters Elephant shrews are furry mouse-sized animals with trunk-like snouts.
Kits for shrews were not commercially available in China, so we were unable to test the sensitivity and specificity of the ELISA for detecting SFTSV in serum from shrews.
The connection comes from DNA analyses that place elephant shrews in the Afrotheria group with real elephants, sea cows, aardvarks and some other African mammals.
Shocked: Jon Hughes (inset) was about to put crisps into his son's packed lunch when he found this shrew
There are three species of shrew found in Aberdeenshire.
The Taming Of The Shrew is at St Donat's Castle on Monday, August 26.
The explorers watched in amazement as a full-grown man stood on the back of the Hero Shrew, and the animal walked away, unharmed," Stanley said.
Because we could not determine if the two skeletal elements were from the same individual shrew, we chose to be conservative and gave them separate catalog numbers.
What is hilarious, and at times disturbing, in The Shrew is that these intimate negotiations often take place in painfully public arenas and become a kind of voyeuristic spectator sport for the curious and the idle.
Maqaasid runs, and we might run a longshot in The Shrew," revealed the Newmarket handler.
In the Ruby Mountains, it is the most common shrew below 2,600 m (Appendix).