Winners Photography Awards 2008
Shrew by Praveen P. Mohandas
Shrews are mouse-like mammals of the Family Soricidae. Voracious eaters, they forage for seeds, insects, worms and other food in leaf litter and dense vegetation. Long whiskers around the snout help in detecting prey under the leaf litter, or in the dark. Incredibly, shrew brains account for nearly 10 per cent of their body mass.