Animal Weight

How much does a Mauritanian shrew weight?

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

An adult Mauritanian shrew (Crocidura lusitania) on average weights 2 grams (0 lbs).

The Mauritanian 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 Mauritanian shrew is 2 grams (0 lbs)

The Mauritanian shrew (Crocidura lusitania) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Animals of the same family as a Mauritanian shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mauritanian shrew

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

Animals with the same size as a Mauritanian shrew

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