An artificial diet for shrews (Soricidae)

  • T. M. KollarsJr.
  • W. Bäumler


The common shrew (Sorex araneus L.) and the pygmy shrew (S. minutus L.) could be raised for several months in captivity using the tupaii food Altromin 8010®. The artificial diet was well accepted and the animals increased in weight.


Plant Physiology Plant Pathology Artificial Diet Common Shrew Sorex Araneus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. M. KollarsJr.
    • 1
  • W. Bäumler
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Arthropodology and ParasitologyGeorgia Southern UniversityStatesboroUSA
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl für Angewandte Zoologie der Universität MünchenFreisingGermany

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