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Suncus

 

a genus of mammals of the family Soricidae of the order Insectivora. Body length, 3–15 cm; tail length, 2.5–10 cm. Savi’s pygmy shrew (Suncus etruscus) is the smallest mammal. There are about 20 species of Suncus, distributed in Africa, southern Europe, and southern Asia as far east as the Philippines and New Guinea. A few species live in meadows and marshy areas; they sometimes settle in human habitats. Feeding primarily on insects, they often eat meat and grain. The Suncus are nocturnal animals. They reproduce year-round, bearing two to five young in a litter.

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Range overlap and human-wildlife conflicts: Despite generally considered a widespread species (Baral and Shah, 2008), we confirmed new locations of the Greater Bandicoot Rat (Bandicota indica) in the capital of Nepal, and that of the Asian House Shrew (Suncus murinus) in Ilam and Chitwan (Table 1).
2012: New trapping method to survey for presence of the Etruscan shrew Suncus etruscus, the smallest mammal.
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booduga), followed by house or musk shrew (Suncus murinus), house mice (Mus musculus) and house rat (Rattus rattus).
Shrews follow, with a clear illustration to show the absurdly small fourth unicuspid tooth in the upper jaw that distinguishes the genus Suncus (3 Borneo species) from Crocidura (another 3 species).
However, there were two rabies cases identified in other animal species, including one 1.5-month-old dog after bitten by a rabid FB and one shrew (Suncus murinus).
Chromosome pairing in inter-racial hybrids of the house musk shrew (Suncus murinus, Insectivora, Soricidae).
During the construction period, the most common mammals captured were the Brown country rat, the House shrew (Suncus murinus) and the Red-bellied tree squirrel (Callosciurus erythraeus).
These two types of flagellar movement in the hyperactivated spermatozoa have been reported and analyzed in detail in the several species: golden hamster, (2) monkey, (10) and Suncus. (4) The large asymmetrical movement generates a circular swimming trajectory of the sperm head and the large symmetrical movement produces a figure-eight-path by one beat cycle because of the symmetrical movement.