Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser red musk shrew weight?

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

An adult Lesser red musk shrew (Crocidura hirta) on average weights 15 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Lesser red musk shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). It is usually born with about 1 grams (0 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6 cm (0′ 3″). Usually, Lesser red musk 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 red musk shrew is 15 grams (0.03 lbs)

The lesser red musk shrew (Crocidura hirta) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and hot deserts.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser red musk shrew

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Animals with the same weight as a Lesser red musk shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Lesser red musk shrew

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