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For example, in the masked shrew, tail and leg length have increased significantly since 1950.
NEW RESEARCH REVEALS ANIMALS ARE CHANGING THEIR BODY SHAPES TO COPE WITH CLIMATE CHANGEMATTHEW SYMONDSSEPTEMBER 10, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Since then, scientists have taken samples from thousands of animals, including shrews and lizards.
WHY THE LAB LEAK DEBATE IS BACKANNA ROTHSCHILDJUNE 2, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Next were short-tailed shrews, with reddish teeth and venomous saliva.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
That’s because all chicks are entirely dependent on the parents for food, and food, in this case, is usually a small rodent, like a vole or a shrew, that can’t be easily split.
BARN OWLETS SHARE FOOD WITH THEIR YOUNGER SIBLINGS IN EXCHANGE FOR GROOMINGPRATIK PAWARJUNE 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
What gives tree shrews their drinking superpower, however, remains a mystery.
WHY ELEPHANTS AND ARMADILLOS MIGHT EASILY GET DRUNKSUSAN MILIUSJUNE 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Saying this, the shrew pointed to a confused form, hidden under a long white veil that trailed on the floor.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Then, the masked shrew—for so we humans have named this escape from Lilliput—flashed out into the open.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
This flexible muzzle he twisted here and there, sniffing uncertainly, for the shrew has but little sense of smell.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
His head angled into a long whiskered snout, so pointed that from above the shrew looked like a big pen.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
Confident in the fighting ability of his family, he had yet to learn that odds are nothing to a shrew.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHREW

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