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  • adj. having the approximate size of a shrew


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  • With a lower jaw that (when complete) would have been less than 30 mm long, and with tooth crowns about 2 mm tall, Chronoperates would have been shrew-sized.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Two types of mammal burrow were discovered, the larger occupied by rabbit-sized mammals and the smaller by shrew-sized ones.

    New Scientist - Online News


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