Animal Size

Japanese water shrew size: How big do they get?

How big does a Japanese water shrew get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Japanese water shrew (Chimarrogale platycephala) reaches an average size of 11.6 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 35 grams (0.08 lbs). The Japanese water shrew (genus: Chimarrogale) is a member of the family Soricidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The Japanese water shrew (Chimarrogale platycephalus), also called the flat-headed water shrew, is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to Japan.

Animals of the same family as a Japanese water shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Japanese water shrew

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Japanese water shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Japanese water shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chimarrogale platycephala: