Other Names: Water Shrew, Pygmy Shrew, Common Shrew
A shrew is about the same size as a mouse or a vole and can be recognized it by its long pointy nose and very sharp teeth. Ounce for ounce, a shrew is the most voracious animal on the planet. It hunts constantly, eating animals five times larger than itself. It will even go after birds at feeders and attack family pets.