Animal Weight

How much does a Taiva shrew tenrec weight?

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

An adult Taiva shrew tenrec (Microgale taiva) on average weights 12 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Taiva shrew tenrec is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Microgale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.2 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 Taiva shrew tenrec is 12 grams (0.03 lbs)

The taiva shrew tenrec (Microgale taiva) is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Taiva shrew tenrec

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Taiva shrew tenrec

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