Animal Weight

How much does a Nigerian shrew weight?

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

An adult Nigerian shrew (Crocidura nigeriae) on average weights 23 grams (0.05 lbs).

The Nigerian 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 Nigerian shrew is 23 grams (0.05 lbs)

The Nigerian shrew (Crocidura nigeriae) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. The animal is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, and there are claims of it also being found in Ghana. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is also threatened by habitat loss, but at this time it is not at a large risk of becoming extinct.

Animals of the same family as a Nigerian shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Nigerian shrew

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