Litter Size

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

How many baby Crowned shrews are in a litter?

A Crowned shrew (Sorex coronatus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 10 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 24 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 90 grams (0.2 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Sorex). An adult Crowned shrew grows up to a size of 7.2 cm (0′ 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 Crowned shrew is 5

The crowned shrew or Millet’s shrew (Sorex coronatus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and the British island of Jersey. It is almost indistinguishable from the common shrew, its habitatal preferences and habits are identical. However it has a different karyotype, is slightly smaller, and has small morphological differences, such as a longer rostrum (upper tooth-row and mandible) relative to length of skull.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Crowned shrew

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Crowned shrew

Other animals that usually reach the age of 1.08 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Crowned shrew

What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Crowned shrew

Also reaching around 7.2 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: