Litter Size

How many babies does a Climbing shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Climbing shrews are in a litter?

A Climbing shrew (Sylvisorex megalura) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 34 grams (0.07 lbs) and measure 11.2 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Sylvisorex). An adult Climbing shrew grows up to a size of 36.3 cm (1′ 3″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Climbing shrew is 1

The climbing shrew (Suncus megalura) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae, which is found in subtropical Africa. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and moist savanna.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Climbing shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Climbing shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Climbing shrew

What other animals weight around 5 grams (0.01 lbs)?