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Northern Short-tailed Shrew

One of the specimens sent back to President Jefferson from Fort Mandan was identified as the northern short-tailed shrew.

Capt. Lewis, April 3, 1805

No 4. Box

.....1 Tin box containing insects mice &c.

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