Grizzled Mexican small-eared shrew
|Grizzled Mexican small-eared shrew|
The grizzled Mexican small-eared shrew (Cryptotis obscura) is a small mammal in the order Eulipotyphla. It is native in Mexican highlands. It can be found in dense, wet cloud forest, where it is found in the thick herbaceous undergrowth and leaf litter. It is known to be insectivorous and terrestrial. Threats to the species are deforestation for agriculture and urban development.
- "Cryptotis obscura (Grizzled Mexican Small-eared Shrew)". Iucnredlist.org. Retrieved 2012-04-06.
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