Animal Weight

How much does a Swamp musk shrew weight?

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

An adult Swamp musk shrew (Crocidura mariquensis) on average weights 10 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Swamp musk shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 3 cm (0′ 2″). Usually, Swamp musk shrews have 3 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 Swamp musk shrew is 10 grams (0.02 lbs)

The swamp musk shrew (Crocidura mariquensis), or musk shrew, is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It occurs in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is swamps, and it is a common species in suitable habitats, with the International Union for Conservation of Nature listing it as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Swamp musk shrew

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Animals with the same weight as a Swamp musk shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Swamp musk shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Swamp musk shrew: