Litter Size

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

How many baby Iberian shrews are in a litter?

A Iberian shrew (Sorex granarius) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

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 Iberian shrew grows up to a size of 6.3 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 Iberian shrew is 4

The Iberian shrew or Lagranja shrew (Sorex granarius) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Portugal and Spain.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Iberian shrew

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Iberian shrew

What other animals weight around 6 grams (0.01 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Iberian shrew

Also reaching around 6.3 cm (0′ 3″) in size do these animals: