Animal Weight

How much does a Greater dwarf shrew weight?

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

An adult Greater dwarf shrew (Suncus lixus) on average weights 8 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Greater dwarf shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Suncus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 16.5 cm (0′ 7″). Usually, Greater dwarf 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 Greater dwarf shrew is 8 grams (0.02 lbs)

The greater dwarf shrew (Suncus lixus) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna.

Animals of the same family as a Greater dwarf shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater dwarf shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Suncus lixus:

Animals with the same litter size as a Greater dwarf shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Greater dwarf shrew: