Animal Weight

How much does a Baird’s shrew weight?

It is hard to guess what a Baird’s shrew weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Baird’s shrew (Sorex bairdi) on average weights 8 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Baird’s shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Sorex). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 49.9 cm (1′ 8″).

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Baird's shrew is 8 grams (0.02 lbs)

Baird’s shrew (Sorex bairdi) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to northwest Oregon. Baird’s shrew inhabits moist conifer forests.Its fur is darker brown in winter than in summer, when it is brownish-chestnut or olive brown, with paler sides and belly. Males and females are about the same size, which is common among shrews in general. Also like other shrew species, Baird’s shrew feeds on insects, worms, snails, and spiders. It shares the forests of its range with six other species of shrew, such as the Pacific shrew.Body length ranges from 100 to 143 mm, with an average weight of 7.6 g, but ranging anywhere from 5.5 to 11.2 g.

Animals of the same family as a Baird’s shrew

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Animals with the same weight as a Baird’s shrew

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