Water Shrew Neomys fodiens

Water Shrew
Water Shrew
Water Shrew
The Water Shrew, although small, is the largest of Britain's three species of Shrew (Common, Pygmy and Water). It is also called the Eurasian Water Shrew and is native to much of Eurasia.
Water Shrew
Water Shrew
Water Shrew
It does not live in the water but usually lives on banks beside water and preys on aquatic insects/invertebrates. It is mainly black with a white underside.
Water Shrew
Water Shrew
Water Shrew
The Water Shrew is Britain's only venomous mammal, although unlikely to be able to bite a human or large mammal. They are solitary and territorial.