Litter Size

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

How many baby Savanna path shrews are in a litter?

A Savanna path shrew (Crocidura viaria) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Crocidura). An adult Savanna path shrew grows up to a size of 8.8 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 Savanna path shrew is 3

The savanna path shrew (Crocidura viaria) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, dry savanna, and heavily degraded former forest.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Savanna path shrew

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Savanna path shrew

What other animals weight around 16 grams (0.04 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Savanna path shrew

Also reaching around 8.8 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: