Litter Size

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

How many baby Trowbridge’s shrews are in a litter?

A Trowbridge’s shrew (Sorex trowbridgii) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Sorex). An adult Trowbridge’s 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 Trowbridge's shrew is 3

Trowbridge’s shrew (Sorex trowbridgii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in southern British Columbia in Canada and in Washington, Oregon, and California in the United States.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Trowbridge’s shrew

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Trowbridge’s shrew

Other animals that usually reach the age of 1.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Trowbridge’s shrew

What other animals weight around 5 grams (0.01 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Trowbridge’s shrew

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