Animal Size

Laxmann’s shrew size: How big do they get?

How big does a Laxmann’s shrew get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Laxmann’s shrew (Sorex caecutiens) reaches an average size of 6.6 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 2 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 6 grams (0.01 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Laxmann’s shrews have 7 babies about 3 times per year. The Laxmann’s shrew (genus: Sorex) 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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Laxmann’s shrew (Sorex caecutiens), or the masked shrew, is a species of shrew. Its range extends from northern Scandinavia and the Baltic to the Sea of Japan, including Hokkaidō, Sakhalin, and the Korean Peninsula. It favours mountain forests but is sometimes found in tundra and moorland, and also in lowland areas as well. It avoids cultivated land.

Animals of the same family as a Laxmann’s shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Laxmann’s shrew

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Laxmann’s shrew

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (7) as a Laxmann’s shrew:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Laxmann’s shrew

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Laxmann’s shrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Laxmann’s shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sorex caecutiens: