Animal Size

Chestnut dunnart size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Chestnut dunnart (Sminthopsis archeri) reaches an average size of 9.2 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 16 grams (0.04 lbs). A Chestnut dunnart has 8 babies at once. The Chestnut dunnart (genus: Sminthopsis) is a member of the family Dasyuridae.

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 chestnut dunnart (Sminthopsis archeri) is a dunnart that was described by Van Dyck in 1986 and is named because of its chestnut colour in the upperparts of its body. The length from snout to tail is 167–210 mm, of which head to anus is 85–105 mm and tail is 82–105 mm long. The hind foot size is 17–20 mm, ear length is 17–21 mm and weight is 15–20 g.

Animals of the same family as a Chestnut dunnart

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Chestnut dunnart

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Chestnut dunnart

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (8) as a Chestnut dunnart:

Animals with the same weight as a Chestnut dunnart

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sminthopsis archeri: