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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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The ballet, which concentrates on the story of a man who is struggling to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina -- a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match -- comes at a time when women's rights are very much in the headlines.
Erbyn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg, dim ond merched elwid yn shrew, ac mae o wedi glynu.
Genetic studies indicate that the tree shrew is more closely related to primates than rodents are (Fan et al.
The Taming of the Shrew at Barry Island Eastern Shelter on August 9 at 6pm.
In this study, we determined the seroprevalence of SFTSV and the prevalence of SFTSV viral RNA among rodents and shrews captured in rural areas of eastern China.
As for their basic lifestyle, elephant shrews may be more like really mixed-up antelopes.
Shakespeare's Globe bring their award-winning small-scale version of The Taming Of The Shrew to St Donat's Castle this August Bank Holiday.
In the process of picking screen-washed matrix from PCS, two shrew specimens were recovered.
Key words: Alaska, Beringia, climate change, community dynamics, historical biogeography, Long-tailed Shrew, Seward Peninsula, Sorex
The Taming of the Shrew, RSC, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until Saturday The Taming of the Shrew traditionally causes controversy with its frivolous onstage action, and Royal Shakespeare Company's revived version - kicking off its six-week national tour at Theatre Royal - certainly isn't playing it safe.
Cranford actress Lisa Dillon is to take the lead role of Katharina in a new Royal Shakespeare Company production of The Taming of the Shrew.