Animal Weight

How much does a Pale shrew tenrec weight?

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

An adult Pale shrew tenrec (Microgale fotsifotsy) on average weights 7 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Pale shrew tenrec is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Microgale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.2 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Pale shrew tenrec is 7 grams (0.02 lbs)

The pale shrew tenrec (Microgale fotsifotsy), also known as the pale-footed shrew tenrec is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Pale shrew tenrec

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Pale shrew tenrec

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microgale fotsifotsy:

Animals with the same size as a Pale shrew tenrec

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