Animal Weight

How much does a Long-tailed musk shrew weight?

It is hard to guess what a Long-tailed musk shrew weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Long-tailed musk shrew (Crocidura dolichura) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Long-tailed musk shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.1 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 Long-tailed musk shrew is 5 grams (0.01 lbs)

The long-tailed musk shrew (Crocidura dolichura) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, and Uganda.

Animals of the same family as a Long-tailed musk shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tailed musk shrew

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

Animals with the same size as a Long-tailed musk shrew

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Long-tailed musk shrew: