House Shrew or Grey Musk Shrew

Grey Musk Shrew (Suncus murinus)


The house shrew has a uniform, short, dense fur of mid-grey to brownish-grey color. The tail is thick at the base and a bit narrower at the tip, and is covered with a few long, bristle-like hairs that are thinly scattered. They have short legs with five clawed toes. They have small external ears and an elongated snout. its diet consists mostly of harmful insects such as cockroaches, and even house mice.