Animal Size

Malayan water shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Malayan water shrew (Chimarrogale hantu) reaches an average size of 10.3 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 55 grams (0.12 lbs). The Malayan 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 Malayan water shrew (Chimarrogale hantu), also known as the hantu water shrew, is a red-toothed shrew recorded only from the Malaysian state of Selangor. It was listed as a critically endangered, but is now considered near threatened.It gets its scientific name hantu from the Malay word for ghost.

Animals of the same family as a Malayan water shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Malayan water shrew

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

Animals with the same weight as a Malayan water shrew

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