Animal Weight

How much does a Beecroft’s flying squirrel weight?

It is hard to guess what a Beecroft’s flying squirrel weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Beecroft’s flying squirrel (Anomalurus beecrofti) on average weights 479 grams (1.06 lbs).

The Beecroft’s flying squirrel is from the family Anomaluridae (genus: Anomalurus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 26.4 cm (0′ 11″).

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Beecroft's flying squirrel is 479 grams (1.06 lbs)

Beecroft’s flying squirrel (Anomalurus beecrofti) or Beecroft’s scaly-tailed squirrel, is a species of rodent in the family Anomaluridae. Some authorities consider it to be monotypic within the genus Anomalurops. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat destruction but is a common species with a wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Beecroft’s flying squirrel

We found other animals of the Anomaluridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Beecroft’s flying squirrel

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