What Do Shrews Eat?


Some of the foods that are eaten by a shrew include lizards, small mice, and scorpions. It is characterised as insectivores and known to store food items in its nest. It mainly preys at night.
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Shrews eat insects, spiders, centipedes, millipedes, as well as earthworms. It uses its tongue to flick small food into its mouth and the nose to find prey. These carnivorous animals also eat small rodents as well as scorpions.
Shrews will eat arthropods, lizards, scorpions, and mice. They eat up to 75 percent of their body weight. Shrews will store their food in their nests. You can find more information here: http://www.desertmuseum.org/books/nhsd_shrews.php
Shrews like to eat insects. They also enjoy eating a variety of seeds, nuts, and hay. They will even eat mice, a variety of bugs, and snails.
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