Mammals

claw tooth (Crocidura suaveolens)

claw tooth (Crocidura suaveolens)

A inhabitant of the fields, gardens and orchards there is claw tooth (Crocidura suaveolens), belonging to the shrew family. It is rare in central and southern Europe, in North Africa and Asia. In Poland, it is under species protection, and its distribution still needs to be investigated. It's a pet, about the length of the body 4,5-7 cm and tail 2,7-4,3 cm, its fur is brown-gray on its back, sometimes dark brown or brown, and on the ventral side - dark gray. He leads a night life. It feeds on small invertebrates, mainly insects and naked snails. The female probably gives birth once, and is in the litter 5-10 naked and blind young. In our climate, this toothbrush is often transferred to human buildings in winter.