Animal Weight

How much does a Dryad shrew tenrec weight?

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

An adult Dryad shrew tenrec (Microgale dryas) on average weights 40 grams (0.09 lbs).

The Dryad 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 Dryad shrew tenrec is 40 grams (0.09 lbs)

The dryad shrew tenrec (Microgale dryas), also known as the tree shrew tenrec, is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is vulnerable to extinction by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Dryad shrew tenrec

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Dryad shrew tenrec

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