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Shrews are intriguing Minnesota mammals

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They're neither mouse nor vole, yet they have features of both. They scamper about, they squeak, they're small, and they're furry. But strange as it is, these mouse-like creatures of the woods and farm are no more a rodent than you and I are. Indeed, what I'm talking about here is none other than the humble shrew; though, even with them, there's plenty of variability amongst the lot.


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