is my shrew full grown or a baby

Asked January 4, 2019, 11:21 AM EST

I caught a shrew in a sticky trap. It is only 1 1/2 inches long. Is it a baby or is there a shrew that is this tiny?

Benton County Iowa

1 Response

Here is some information on shrews. The information below from Penn State Extension says that a shrew can fit on a tablespoon. This one talks about shrews as well as many other mammals.