Animal Size

Eurasian least shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Eurasian least shrew (Sorex minutissimus) 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 Eurasian least shrew has 8 babies at once. The Eurasian least 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 Eurasian least shrew (Sorex minutissimus), also called the lesser pygmy shrew, is the second-smallest mammal by mass after the Etruscan shrew.

Animals of the same family as a Eurasian least shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Eurasian least shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Eurasian least shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (8) as a Eurasian least shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Eurasian least shrew

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