Glacier Bay water shrew

species of mammal

The Glacier Bay water shrew (Sorex alaskanus) is a type of mammal in the family Soricidae. It only lives in Alaska in the United States.[2] It can swim underwater. The water shrew can run on the surface of the water. It eats the nymphs of invertebrates that live in the water. It also eats invertebrates that live on land.

Glacier Bay water shrew
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Sorex
S. alaskanus
Binomial name
Sorex alaskanus
Merriam, 1900
Glacier Bay water shrew range

References change

  1. Woodman, N.; Reid, F. & Matson, J. (2008). "Sorex alaskanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T41384A10441718. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T41384A10441718.en.
  2. Woodman, N. (2008-06-30). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Sorex alaskanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-09-15.