Animal Weight

How much does a Horsfield’s shrew weight?

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

An adult Horsfield’s shrew (Crocidura horsfieldii) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Horsfield’s shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.4 cm (0′ 3″). Usually, Horsfield’s shrews have 3 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 Horsfield's shrew is 5 grams (0.01 lbs)

Horsfield’s shrew (Crocidura horsfieldii) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae found in Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Animals of the same family as a Horsfield’s shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Horsfield’s shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Crocidura horsfieldii:

Animals with the same size as a Horsfield’s shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Horsfield’s shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Horsfield’s shrew: