Animal Weight

How much does a Climbing shrew weight?

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

An adult Climbing shrew (Sylvisorex megalura) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Climbing shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Sylvisorex). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). Usually, Climbing shrews have 1 babies per litter.

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 Climbing shrew is 5 grams (0.01 lbs)

The climbing shrew (Suncus megalura) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae, which is found in subtropical Africa. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and moist savanna.

Animals of the same family as a Climbing shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Climbing shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sylvisorex megalura:

Animals with the same litter size as a Climbing shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Climbing shrew: