Animal Weight

How much does a Peters’s musk shrew weight?

It is hard to guess what a Peters’s musk shrew weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Peters’s musk shrew (Crocidura gracilipes) on average weights 6 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Peters’s musk shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6 cm (0′ 3″). Usually, Peters’s musk shrews have 2 babies per litter.

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 Peters's musk shrew is 6 grams (0.01 lbs)

The Peters’s musk shrew (Crocidura gracilipes) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Tanzania.

Animals of the same family as a Peters’s musk shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Peters’s musk shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Peters’s musk shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Peters’s musk shrew: