Litter Size

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

How many baby Nicobar shrews are in a litter?

A Nicobar shrew (Crocidura nicobarica) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4.1 kg (9.04 lbs) and measure 3.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Crocidura). An adult Nicobar shrew grows up to a size of 10 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Nicobar shrew is 3

The Nicobar shrew or Nicobar white-tailed shrew (Crocidura nicobarica) is a critically endangered species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to the Great Nicobar Island of India.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Nicobar shrew

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same size as a Nicobar shrew

Also reaching around 10 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: