Animal Size

Brazilian shrew mouse size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Brazilian shrew mouse (Blarinomys breviceps) reaches an average size of 10.4 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 36 grams (0.08 lbs). A Brazilian shrew mouse has 1 babies at once. The Brazilian shrew mouse (genus: Blarinomys) is a member of the family Muridae.

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.

The Brazilian shrew mouse (Blarinomys breviceps), also known as the blarinine akodont, is a rodent in the tribe Akodontini from the Atlantic Forest of eastern and southeastern Brazil. It is the only species in the genus Blarinomys. Phylogenetic analysis suggest that there are two clear geographical clades, a northeastern and southeastern.

Animals of the same family as a Brazilian shrew mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Brazilian shrew mouse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Brazilian shrew mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Brazilian shrew mouse:

Animals with the same weight as a Brazilian shrew mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Blarinomys breviceps: