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  • He is a suave, handsome, white-toothed American entrepreneur, and his new label Chelsea is looking for talent.

    Late, Late at Night

  • There are many species of squirrels, rodents and bats which are rare elsewhere such as Stanger's squirrel Protoxerus tangeri, white-toothed shrew Crocidura nimbae and Beecroft's bat Anomaurops beecrofti.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • It's just like watching the weather forecast on TV, only without the smarmy, impossibly white-toothed wisecracker in a loud suit and "funny" tie.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • And then, of course, tennis with white-toothed males, wild tangos in the moonlight.

    'Once a Runner'

  • A member of the white-toothed shrew genus, Crocidura floweri, is also endemic to the ecoregion.

    Nile Delta flooded savanna

  • These are a bush rat, Aethomys thomasi, two white-toothed shrews (Crocidura erica, C. nigricans), and the black-faced impala.

    Angolan Mopane woodlands

  • He flashed a dazzling, white-toothed smile—a pirate.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • Moving now to white-toothed shrews, we find that four European species have been named since the 1950s.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Cretan white-toothed shrew Crocidura zimmermanni Wettstein, 1953

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • During the 1980s two new white-toothed shrews were named from the Canary Islands: the Canary shrew C. canariensis Hutterer et al., 1987 of Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Lobos, and the Osorio shrew Crocidura osorio Molina & Hutterer, 1989 of Gran Canaria.

    Archive 2006-10-01

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