Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser dwarf shrew weight?

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

An adult Lesser dwarf shrew (Suncus varilla) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Lesser dwarf shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Suncus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.6 cm (0′ 5″). Usually, Lesser dwarf 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 Lesser dwarf shrew is 5 grams (0.01 lbs)

The lesser dwarf shrew (Suncus varilla) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser dwarf shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser dwarf shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Lesser dwarf shrew

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