Animal Size

Shrew-faced squirrel size: How big do they get?

How big does a Shrew-faced squirrel get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Shrew-faced squirrel (Rhinosciurus laticaudatus) reaches an average size of 21 cm (0′ 9″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 230 grams (0.51 lbs). A Shrew-faced squirrel has 1 babies at once. The Shrew-faced squirrel (genus: Rhinosciurus) is a member of the family Sciuridae.

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 Shrew-faced squirrel is  (0' 9

The shrew-faced squirrel (Rhinosciurus laticaudatus), also known as the long-nosed squirrel, is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is monotypic within the genus Rhinosciurus. It is found in forests in Peninsular Malaysia (possibly also in adjacent southern Thailand), Singapore, Sumatra and Borneo. This peculiar, terrestrial squirrel mainly feeds on insects and earthworms. It quite closely resembles a Tupaia treeshrew in appearance, but the shrew-faced squirrel can be recognized by its shorter gape, and shorter and more bushy tail.

Animals of the same family as a Shrew-faced squirrel

We found other animals of the Sciuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Shrew-faced squirrel

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Shrew-faced squirrel:

Animals with the same litter size as a Shrew-faced squirrel

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Shrew-faced squirrel:

Animals with the same weight as a Shrew-faced squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rhinosciurus laticaudatus: