Litter Size

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

How many baby Usambara shrews are in a litter?

A Usambara shrew (Crocidura usambarae) usually gives birth to around 1 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 Usambara shrew grows up to a size of 7.9 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 Usambara shrew is 1

The Usambara shrew (Crocidura usambarae) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Soricidae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Usambara shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Usambara shrew

What other animals weight around 11 grams (0.02 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Usambara shrew

Also reaching around 7.9 cm (0′ 4″) in size do these animals: