Animal Size

Mauritanian shrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Mauritanian shrew (Crocidura lusitania) reaches an average size of 3 cm (0′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 2 grams (0 lbs). The Mauritanian shrew (genus: Crocidura) 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.

The average adult size of a Mauritanian shrew is  (0' 2

The Mauritanian shrew (Crocidura lusitania) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Animals of the same family as a Mauritanian shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Mauritanian shrew

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

Animals with the same weight as a Mauritanian shrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Crocidura lusitania: