Brain weight of Eurasian pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus) and sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)

Range Sorex minutus 0.25: Physeter macrocephalus 9,000 grams
Organism Mammals
Reference Haug H. Brain sizes, surfaces, and neuronal sizes of the cortex cerebri: a stereological investigation of man and his variability and a comparison with some mammals (primates, whales, marsupials, insectivores, and one elephant). Am J Anat. 1987 Oct180(2):126-42 DOI: 10.1002/aja.1001800203 p.138 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID3673918
Primary Source Haug H. [The macroscopic structure of the cerebrum. Qualitative and quantitative studies on the brain of humans, dolphins and the elephant]. [Article in German] Ergeb Anat Entwicklungsgesch. 1970 43(4):3-70.PubMed ID4928801
Comments P.138 right column 2nd paragraph: "The differences of the measurements between the various species of mammals are larger than 1,000 times. For example, Sorex minutus has a brain weight of 0.25 gm and Physeter catodon, 9,000 gm (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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