Animal Size

Dwarf shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Dwarf shrew (Sorex nanus) reaches an average size of 5.2 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 2 grams (0 lbs). A Dwarf shrew has 6 babies at once. The Dwarf 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.

The average adult size of a Dwarf shrew is  (0' 3

The dwarf shrew (Sorex nanus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae endemic to Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming in the United States. The type locality is Estes Park (Larimer County), Colorado, USA.

Animals of the same family as a Dwarf shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Dwarf shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Dwarf shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (6) as a Dwarf shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Dwarf shrew

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