Litter Size

How many babies does a Grant’s forest shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Grant’s forest shrews are in a litter?

A Grant’s forest shrew (Sylvisorex granti) 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 Grant’s forest 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 Grant's forest shrew is 1

Grant’s forest shrew (Sylvisorex granti) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in the mountain forests of central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.Type locality: Uganda, Ruwenzori East, Mubuku Valley, 10,000 ft (3,048 m) elevation.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

Grant’s forest shrew is a member of the Soricidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Grant’s forest shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: