Animal Weight

How much does a Northern caenolestid weight?

It is hard to guess what a Northern caenolestid weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Northern caenolestid (Caenolestes convelatus) on average weights 31 grams (0.07 lbs).

The Northern caenolestid is from the family Caenolestidae (genus: Caenolestes). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.6 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Northern caenolestid is 31 grams (0.07 lbs)

The northern caenolestid (Caenolestes convelatus), also known as the blackish shrew opossum, is a shrew opossum found in Colombia and Ecuador. It is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

Animals of the same family as a Northern caenolestid

We found other animals of the Caenolestidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern caenolestid

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Caenolestes convelatus:

Animals with the same size as a Northern caenolestid

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