|Cat Name :||Shrew|
|Common Name :||Arctic Shrew|
|Scientific Name :||Sorex arcticus|
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|Physical Description :||
The Arctic shrew is a small, long-nosed creature whose fur along its back and snout is dark brown, fading to a caramel brown on its cheeks and flanks and then to white on its underbelly and chin. It has a long, thin tail and long whiskers.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 3.94 – 4.88 Inches (100 – 124 Millimeters)
Arctic shrew populations can be found in coniferous forests. Arctic shrews are very short-lived, with maximum life span averaging 18 months. Arctic shrews, like many rodents, are very active during both day and night.
|Social Organization :||
Arctic shrews are solitary, territorial animals with about a tenth of an acre range per animal. They join up with other shrews only for mating purposes.
|Approval Level :||None; Shrews are common creatures, though this particular species tends towards low concentrations.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Low;
Shrews are relatively defenseless creatures.
|Training Level :||Advanced;
Shrews provide very little challenge for a trained hunter.
|Hunting Tactic :||Land Rodents|
|Food Quality :||Medium; Shrews are small, but have high-quality meat.|