Animal Weight

How much does a Salenski’s shrew weight?

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

An adult Salenski’s shrew (Chodsigoa salenskii) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Salenski’s shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Chodsigoa). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.3 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 Salenski's shrew is 5 grams (0.01 lbs)

Salenski’s shrew (Chodsigoa salenskii) is a red-toothed shrew found only in northern Sichuan, China, where it is known from Wolong National Nature Reserve. It is listed as a critically endangered species due to habitat loss and a restricted range.

Animals of the same family as a Salenski’s shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Salenski’s shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chodsigoa salenskii: