Cryptotis parva (Least Shrew)
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Habitat: Prefers grassy areas.

Habits: The diet includes insects earthworms and small mollusks. Breeding occurs from February to November; litters usually consist of four to six young. May be gregarious, with groups of as many as 12 individuals sharing the same nest.


Artiodactyla
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Carnivora
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Chiroptera
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Didelphimorphia
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Insectivora
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Lagomorpha
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Rodentia
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Xenarthra
Scientific Names - Common Names

For more information, view the Mammalian Species account for this species.

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