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Facts About The North American Short-Tailed Shrew

The North American short-tailed shrew genus Blarina is the largest shrew of its family. There are three species of short-tailed shrew.  The northern Blarina brevicauda, the southern Blarina carolinensis, and the Elliot’s Blarina hylophaga.  The genus Blarina is classified as “true shrews” from the family Soricidae, belonging to a larger mammal group known as Eulipotyphla. …

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