Arctic Shrew

Arctic Shrew
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Shrew
Common Name : Arctic Shrew
Scientific Name : Sorex arcticus
Other Name(s) :
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)
Weight: .16 – .43 Ounces (5 – 13.5 Grams)

Behavior :

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.