Animal Weight

How much does a Makwassie musk shrew weight?

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

An adult Makwassie musk shrew (Crocidura maquassiensis) on average weights 6 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Makwassie musk shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 3 cm (0′ 2″).

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 Makwassie musk shrew is 6 grams (0.01 lbs)

The Makwassie musk shrew (Crocidura maquassiensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in South Africa, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is rocky areas.

Animals of the same family as a Makwassie musk shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Makwassie musk shrew

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