Animal Weight

How much does a Large-toothed shrew weight?

It is hard to guess what a Large-toothed shrew weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Large-toothed shrew (Sorex macrodon) on average weights 8 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Large-toothed shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Sorex). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.1 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 Large-toothed shrew is 8 grams (0.02 lbs)

The large-toothed shrew or Mexican large-toothed shrew (Sorex macrodon) is one of 77 species within the genus Sorex. Registered on the IUCN Red List as vulnerable with a decreasing population, the Mexican large-toothed shrew has been recorded only 14 times in seven locations. The shrew is a member of the red-toothed shrew subfamily Soricinae, and the more taxonomically defined tribe Soricini. Members of the latter category exhibit long tails relative to body size.

Animals of the same family as a Large-toothed shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Large-toothed shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sorex macrodon: