Animal Size

Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel size: How big do they get?

How big does a Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel (Anomalurus pusillus) reaches an average size of 19.6 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 250 grams (0.55 lbs). The Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel (genus: Anomalurus) is a member of the family Anomaluridae.

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 Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel is  (0' 8

The dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel (Anomalurus pusillus) is a species of rodent in the family Anomaluridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Uganda. The species is nocturnal and arboreal and lives in subtropical or tropical lowland rainforest. Membranes attached to its limbs and tail enable it to glide between trees. This squirrel is currently not considered to be threatened by habitat destruction; “much of the habitat within parts of the known range of this species is relatively intact, and the species is unlikely to be experiencing any significant declines.”

Animals of the same family as a Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel

We found other animals of the Anomaluridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel

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

Animals with the same weight as a Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Anomalurus pusillus: