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- Camargo, Issac; Álvarez-Castañeda, Sergio Ticul
- Mammalia 2019 v.83 no.3 pp. 276-280
- Notiosorex crawfordi, etc ; Scorpiones; Soricomorpha; arthropods; captive animals; foraging; habitats; lizards; locomotion; natural history; posture; predation; saliva; semiarid zones; shrews; toxins; Mexico; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... The desert shrew Notiosorex crawfordi is the smallest mammal in the arid and semiarid areas of North America. It displays ecological adaptations that allow it to colonize environments inhospitable for other species in the Order Soricomorpha. Little is known about the natural history of this species; hence, this work reports the characteristics of foraging behavior, prey items, prey size and bite e ...