Animal Size

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

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

A grown Preble’s shrew (Sorex preblei) reaches an average size of 5.3 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 3 grams (0.01 lbs). The Preble’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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Preble’s shrew (Sorex preblei) is a small shrew distributed across the Great Basin of the United States and southern British Columbia in Canada. It belongs to the order Eulipotyphla, family Soricidae and genus Sorex.

Animals of the same family as a Preble’s shrew

We found other animals of the Soricidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Preble’s shrew

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

Animals with the same weight as a Preble’s shrew

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