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Northern Short-tailed Shrew
Blarina brevicauda

Solid gray above and below with short tail, the largest shrew in North America.… read more

Southern Short-tailed Shrew
Blarina carolinensis

A large shrew, solid gray above and below with short tail.… read more

Least Shrew
Cryptotis parva

Tiny shrew with a very short tail (<45% of head and body length). Smaller and browner than other sho… read more

Desert Shrew
Notiosorex crawfordi

Conspicuous ears extend beyond the silvery to brownish-gray fur. Tail short (less than one third of … read more

Pacific Water Shrew
Sorex bendirii

Large, velvety, brownish-grayish dark shrew with relatively uniform belly and back. Similar to Ameri… read more

Masked Shrew
Sorex cinereus

Tip of tail black. Medium-sized shrew lacking distinctive markings. Back brownish, fur of underparts… read more

Smoky Shrew
Sorex fumeus

Short, heavy-bodied shrew with a dark back, light belly, and long tail. Back is gray in winter and b… read more

Southeastern Shrew
Sorex longirostris

Small brown body with long and narrow rostrum. Broadly distributed in southeastern United States, bu… read more

Ornate Shrew
Sorex ornatus

Small, grayish-brown shrew with medial tine on upper incisors. Fourth unicuspid larger than third. T… read more

Water Shrew
Sorex palustris

Large shrew with black or grayish back. The long (>18mm) hind feet have fringes of stiff hairs. The … read more

Trowbridge's Shrew
Sorex trowbridgii

Small shrew with nearly uniform, dark fur, whitish feet, and bicolored tail. This is the only shrew … read more

Vagrant Shrew
Sorex vagrans

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Star-nosed Mole
Condylura cristata

Unmistakable, snout has 22 fleshy, tentacle-like appendages surrounding the nostrils. Pelage is dens… read more

Shrew-mole
Neurotrichus gibbsii

Smallest of the moles, with a short thick tail. Not as well adapted for life underground as other mo… read more

Hairy-tailed Mole
Parascalops breweri

Fleshy tail densely haired, constricted at base, and less than one quarter of total length. Stiff ha… read more

Eastern Mole
Scalopus aquaticus

Tail is longer and less hairy than other moles in its range. Foretoes have webbing between them, hen… read more

Broad-footed Mole
Scapanus latimanus

Hairiest tail of western moles. The snout is shorter and broader than other moles, and the unicuspid… read more

Coast Mole
Scapanus orarius

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Townsend's Mole
Scapanus townsendii

Larger than all other moles in North America. Hindfoot exceeds 24mm; tail not as hairy as Broad-foot… read more

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