Animal Weight

How much does a Drouhard’s shrew tenrec weight?

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

An adult Drouhard’s shrew tenrec (Microgale drouhardi) on average weights 10 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Drouhard’s shrew tenrec is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Microgale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.3 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 Drouhard's shrew tenrec is 10 grams (0.02 lbs)

Drouhard’s shrew tenrec (Microgale drouhardi), also known as the striped shrew tenrec, is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

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

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

Animals with the same size as a Drouhard’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 Drouhard’s shrew tenrec: