Animal Size

Alpine shrew size: How big do they get?

How big does a Alpine shrew get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Alpine shrew (Sorex alpinus) reaches an average size of 6.7 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 1.25 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 8 grams (0.02 lbs). A Alpine shrew has 5 babies at once. The Alpine shrew (genus: Sorex) is a member of the family Soricidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The alpine shrew (Sorex alpinus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in the alpine meadows and coniferous forests of Southern European mountain ranges: the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Carpathian Mountains and the Balkans.

Animals of the same family as a Alpine shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Alpine shrew

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Alpine shrew:

Animals with the same litter size as a Alpine shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Alpine shrew:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Alpine shrew

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Alpine shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Alpine shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sorex alpinus: