Animal Weight

How much does a Elegant water shrew weight?

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

An adult Elegant water shrew (Nectogale elegans) on average weights 38 grams (0.08 lbs).

The Elegant water shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Nectogale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.9 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Elegant water shrew is 38 grams (0.08 lbs)

The elegant water shrew (Nectogale elegans) is a species of mammal in the subfamily Soricinae of the family Soricidae. It is monotypic within the genus Nectogale. It lives in Sikkim and China.

Animals of the same family as a Elegant water shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Elegant water shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Nectogale elegans:

Animals with the same size as a Elegant water shrew

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Elegant water shrew: