Animal Weight

How much does a Saharan shrew weight?

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

An adult Saharan shrew (Crocidura tarfayensis) on average weights 6 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Saharan shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.3 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 Saharan shrew is 6 grams (0.01 lbs)

The Saharan shrew (Crocidura tarfayensis) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Mauritania and Morocco. Its natural habitats are rocky areas and sandy shores. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Saharan shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Saharan shrew

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

Animals with the same size as a Saharan shrew

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