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Posts tagged shrew

February 6, 2018

 

A common shrew (Soricidae).

Incredible Shrinking Shrew Skulls

A recent study showed that shrews' heads could shrink up to 20 percent in the winter.

December 25, 2013

 

The city's a complicated place. Squirrels need all the brain power they can get to survive.

Building Bigger Brains

Our presence could be causing the brains of non-human animals to grow.

October 30, 2009

 

Why Shrews Twitter

Why do the nearly blind, small, mouse-like animals make so much noise? The scientific discovery about shrews.

May 27, 2008

 

Amazing Mammal Found in Tanzania

A unique cat-sized mammal has been discovered by scientists in the mountains of Tanzania. It's quite the strange little critter.

December 12, 2007

 

Underwater Sniffs

Have you ever tried smelling underwater? Probably not the best idea, since as humans we would drown, but that's not the case for the star-nosed mole.

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