Title

"North by East" piece on Maine's distinction among the lower 48 states of having

Authors

Source

Down East

Date

11-1-2005

Pages

17

Abstract

"North by East" piece on Maine's distinction among the lower 48 states of having no poisonous reptiles or spiders. However, the short-tailed shrew, found in the Maine woods, is one of the only poisonous mammals in the world. There are no records of these shy animals ever injuring a human in the wild.

Subjects

Shrews

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