Animal Weight

How much does a Ruwenzori otter shrew weight?

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

An adult Ruwenzori otter shrew (Micropotamogale ruwenzorii) on average weights 112 grams (0.25 lbs).

The Ruwenzori otter shrew is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Micropotamogale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 16 cm (0′ 7″). Usually, Ruwenzori otter shrews have 1 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 Ruwenzori otter shrew is 112 grams (0.25 lbs)

The Ruwenzori otter shrew (Micropotamogale ruwenzorii) is a species of semiaquatic dwarf otter shrew of the family Potamogalidae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Otter shrews are shrew-like afrotherian mammals found in sub-Saharan Africa. They are most closely related to the tenrecs of Madagascar.

Animals of the same family as a Ruwenzori otter shrew

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Ruwenzori otter shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Micropotamogale ruwenzorii:

Animals with the same size as a Ruwenzori otter shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Ruwenzori otter shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Ruwenzori otter shrew: