Animal Weight

How much does a Remy’s pygmy shrew weight?

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

An adult Remy’s pygmy shrew (Suncus remyi) on average weights 4 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Remy’s pygmy shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Suncus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.6 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 Remy's pygmy shrew is 4 grams (0.01 lbs)

Remy’s pygmy shrew (Suncus remyi) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, and Gabon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Remy’s pygmy shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Remy’s pygmy shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Suncus remyi: