Animal Weight

How much does a Cowan’s shrew tenrec weight?

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

An adult Cowan’s shrew tenrec (Microgale cowani) on average weights 12 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Cowan’s shrew tenrec is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Microgale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.3 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Cowan's shrew tenrec is 12 grams (0.03 lbs)

Cowan’s shrew tenrec (Microgale cowani) is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae.

Animals of the same family as a Cowan’s shrew tenrec

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Cowan’s shrew tenrec

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microgale cowani:

Animals with the same size as a Cowan’s shrew tenrec

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Cowan’s shrew tenrec: