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Facts About The North American Short-Tailed Shrew

The North American short-tailed shrew, genus Blarina, is the giant shrew of its family. There are three species of the short-tailed shrew: the northern Blarina brevicauda, the southern Blarina carolinensis, and Elliot’s Blarina hypophagia.  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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Which Mammals Live In North America?

North America has a wide variety of mammals, from the smallest to the largest. I wanted to make a complete list of which mammals live in North America. There are nine orders of mammals in North America split into 40 families. There are currently about 420 species of mammal in North America. In this article, …

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