Animal Size

Gansu shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Gansu shrew (Sorex cansulus) reaches an average size of 8 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Talking about reproduction, Gansu shrews have 5 babies about 2 times per year. The Gansu 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 Gansu shrew is  (0' 4

The Gansu shrew (Sorex cansulus) is a red-toothed shrew found only in a small part of Gansu province and other adjacent areas of China. With its very limited range, it is sensitive to habitat loss and is listed as a “vulnerable species” in the Chinese Red List, while the IUCN lists it as being “data deficient”

Animals of the same family as a Gansu shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Gansu shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Gansu shrew

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