Animal Weight

How much does a Thomas’s shrew tenrec weight?

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

An adult Thomas’s shrew tenrec (Microgale thomasi) on average weights 22 grams (0.05 lbs).

The Thomas’s shrew tenrec is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Microgale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Thomas's shrew tenrec is 22 grams (0.05 lbs)

Thomas’s shrew tenrec (Microgale thomasi) is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Thomas’s shrew tenrec

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Thomas’s shrew tenrec

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microgale thomasi: