Animal Size

Horsfield’s shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Horsfield’s shrew (Crocidura horsfieldii) reaches an average size of 6.4 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 5 grams (0.01 lbs). A Horsfield’s shrew has 3 babies at once. The Horsfield’s shrew (genus: Crocidura) 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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Horsfield’s shrew (Crocidura horsfieldii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Animals of the same family as a Horsfield’s shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Horsfield’s shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Horsfield’s shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Horsfield’s shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Horsfield’s shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Crocidura horsfieldii: