The Indian Musk-Shrew

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THE old yarn about the tainting of wine in bottle by the common Indian shrew (Crocidura coerulea)) seems to die hard, since “W. T. B.” has had to correct it again in your issue of this week. The account of a crucial and deliberate experiment may be another nail in its coffin.

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SINCLAIR, W. The Indian Musk-Shrew. Nature 60, 30 (1899) doi:10.1038/060030a0

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