|Binomial name||Cryptotis parva|
The least shrew is from the eastern United States and southeastern Mexico. Their color varies from gray to brown with a lighter color on the underbody.
The North American least shrew measures from 7 to 9 cm and weigh from 4 to 7g.
The least shrew eats carcasses, seeds, fruits, and insects. They live in grasslands with forest edges.
Their lifespan is one year in the wild and 2.6 years in captivity.