Animal Weight

How much does a Mexican shrew weight?

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

An adult Mexican shrew (Megasorex gigas) on average weights 11 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Mexican shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Megasorex). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 8.9 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Mexican shrew is 11 grams (0.02 lbs)

The Mexican shrew (Megasorex gigas) is a species of mammal from the subfamily Soricinae in the family Soricidae. It is monotypic within the genus Megasorex and is endemic to Mexico.

Animals of the same family as a Mexican shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mexican shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Megasorex gigas:

Animals with the same size as a Mexican shrew

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