Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

(Land Mammals Category) - Order - Soricomorpha - Moles & Shrews

This challenge closed over 3 years ago.

The Challenge

The 10th in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.

As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.

For this challenge please add your images of MOLES & SHREWS.

Interesting Facts

> The name Soricomorpha meaning “shrew-form” is an Order containing Moles & Shrews.

> Although moles burrow, some species are semi-aquatic.

> Although otherwise blind, moles are thought to be able to tell night from day.

> There are apparently no moles in Ireland.

> True shrews are also not to be confused with West Indies shrews, treeshrews, otter shrews, or elephant shrews, which belong to different families or orders.

> Although its external appearance is generally that of a long-nosed mouse, a shrew is not a rodent, as mice are, and is in fact more closely related to moles.

> Shrews have sharp, spike-like teeth, not the familiar gnawing front incisor teeth of rodents.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite!

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information

PLEASE ADD YOUR IMAGE TO THE GROUP, IMAGES THAT ARE NOT ADDED TO THE GROUP WILL RISK NOT BEING FEATURED IF YOU WIN

Cover Image: Shrew by jimmy hoffman

Completed

The Top Ten

Shrew by jimmy hoffman

Shrew by jimmy hoffman was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

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