Animal Weight

How much does a Dark-footed mouse shrew weight?

It is hard to guess what a Dark-footed mouse shrew weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Dark-footed mouse shrew (Myosorex cafer) on average weights 12 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Dark-footed mouse shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Myosorex). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.9 cm (0′ 3″). Usually, Dark-footed mouse shrews have 2 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 Dark-footed mouse shrew is 12 grams (0.03 lbs)

The dark-footed mouse shrew (Myosorex cafer) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Mozambique, South Africa, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly sometimes called the dark-footed forest shrew.

Animals of the same family as a Dark-footed mouse shrew

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Animals with the same weight as a Dark-footed mouse shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myosorex cafer:

Animals with the same litter size as a Dark-footed mouse shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Dark-footed mouse shrew: