Animal Size

Northern caenolestid size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Northern caenolestid (Caenolestes convelatus) reaches an average size of 10.6 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 31 grams (0.07 lbs). The Northern caenolestid (genus: Caenolestes) is a member of the family Caenolestidae.

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 northern caenolestid (Caenolestes convelatus), also known as the blackish shrew opossum, is a shrew opossum found in Colombia and Ecuador. It is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

Animals of the same family as a Northern caenolestid

We found other animals of the Caenolestidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Northern caenolestid

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

Animals with the same weight as a Northern caenolestid

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Caenolestes convelatus: