Animal Age

How old does a Bicolored shrew get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Bicolored shrew reaches?

An adult Bicolored shrew (Crocidura leucodon) usually gets as old as 3 years.

Bicolored shrews are around 30 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 20.6 cm (0′ 9″). As a member of the Soricidae family (genus: Crocidura), their offspring is 3 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 2.01 meter (6′ 8″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Bicolored shrew gets as old as 3 years

The bicolored shrew or bicoloured white-toothed shrew (Crocidura leucodon) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in eastern, central and southern Europe and in western Asia. It is a nocturnal species and feeds on insects and other small creatures. Several litters of young are born during the warmer months of the year in a nest of dry grasses in a concealed location.

Animals of the same family as a Bicolored shrew

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Soricidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Bicolored shrew

With an average age of 3 years, Bicolored shrew are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Bicolored shrew

The same number of babies at once (3) are born by:

Weighting as much as Bicolored shrew

A fully grown Bicolored shrew reaches around 10 grams (0.02 lbs). So do these animals: