Animal Weight

How much does a True’s shrew mole weight?

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

An adult True’s shrew mole (Dymecodon pilirostris) on average weights 15 grams (0.03 lbs).

The True’s shrew mole is from the family Talpidae (genus: Dymecodon). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.5 cm (0′ 3″). On average, True’s shrew moles can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 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 True's shrew mole is 15 grams (0.03 lbs)

True’s shrew mole (Dymecodon pilirostris) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Japan (Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu) and is a common species above 1000 meters in grassland, shrubland and forest.It is the only species in the genus Dymecodon. It has sometimes been considered belonging to the genus Urotrichus.

Animals of the same family as a True’s shrew mole

We found other animals of the Talpidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a True’s shrew mole

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dymecodon pilirostris:

Animals with the same size as a True’s shrew mole

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

Animals with the same litter size as a True’s shrew mole

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a True’s shrew mole: