Pygmy Shrew

Aashita Dhingra
Jan 24, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on Mar 20, 2021
Age 3 - 18
Read time: 1.0 Min

We can find varied and unique types of creatures around the world. They account for one of the most fascinating and distinct characteristics. Here, we introduce you to one such creature with such features. Color him in order to know more about him. A pygmy shrew or Eurasian shrew is a type of shrew that as the name suggests, can be found in parts of Eurasia. They belong to the Soricidae family and Eulipotyphla order. They are known to be active throughout the day and feed on insects and invertebrates. It has been found out that they need to eat within every two hours. They have an average lifespan of around 13 months. They generally weigh around 0.1 oz (4.1 g). Some other common types of shrews include long-tailed shrews, bicolored shrews, Eurasian least shrew, Laxmann’s shrew, etruscan shrew and greater white-toothed shrew. The following is a pygmy shrew coloring pages resource, which the kids would love to color. In the free printable picture, we see a pygmy shrew that appears to be on the hunt for food. The picture would be a great way for kids to learn about pygmy shrews.

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