Animal Size

Chinese mole shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Chinese mole shrew (Anourosorex squamipes) reaches an average size of 9.4 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 20 grams (0.04 lbs). A Chinese mole shrew has 2 babies at once. The Chinese mole shrew (genus: Anourosorex) 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 Chinese mole shrew (Anourosorex squamipes) is one of four species of Asian mole shrew in the genus Anourosorex.Despite the name, it is found not only in China but also in northeast India, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Like all other species of the genus Anourosorex, the Chinese mole shrew is fossorial, and is found in montane forests.In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control reported this species can carry a version of the hantavirus which is genetically distinct from rodent hantavirus and new to science.

Animals of the same family as a Chinese mole shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Chinese mole shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Chinese mole shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Chinese mole shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Chinese mole shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Anourosorex squamipes: