It is hard to guess what a Ultimate shrew weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Ultimate shrew (Crocidura ultima) on average weights 16 grams (0.04 lbs).
The Ultimate shrew is from the family Soricidae (genus: Crocidura). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.3 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 ultimate shrew (Crocidura ultima) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Kenya. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Animals of the same family as a Ultimate shrew
We found other animals of the Soricidae family:
- Upemba shrew with a weight of 14 grams
- Himalayan water shrew with a weight of 33 grams
- Malayan pygmy shrew with a weight of 5 grams
- Crocidura grandiceps with a weight of 23 grams
- Slender shrew with a weight of 4 grams
- Eurasian water shrew with a weight of 15 grams
- Elegant water shrew with a weight of 38 grams
- Big Mexican small-eared shrew with a weight of 7 grams
- Dsinezumi shrew with 4 babies per litter
- Myosorex varius with a weight of 11 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Ultimate shrew
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Crocidura ultima:
- Colombian forest mouse bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Broad-toothed tailless bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Roberts’s flat-headed bat bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Rüppell’s horseshoe bat bringing 13 grams to the scale
- Russet free-tailed bat bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Southern red-backed vole bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Mottled-tailed shrew mouse bringing 18 grams to the scale
- San Diego pocket mouse bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Rock pocket mouse bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Therese’s shrew bringing 17 grams to the scale