Animal Weight

How much does a Common fat-tailed mouse opossum weight?

It is hard to guess what a Common fat-tailed mouse opossum weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Common fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys pusilla) on average weights 28 grams (0.06 lbs).

The Common fat-tailed mouse opossum is from the family Didelphidae (genus: Thylamys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.4 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Common fat-tailed mouse opossum is 28 grams (0.06 lbs)

The common fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys pusillus) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It occurs in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay in chaco and Andean foothill habitats. Its head-and-body length is about 75 to 120 (mean 94.3) mm, and its tail length is about 90 to 134 (mean 103.6) mm. Its dorsal fur is brownish gray, and its ventral fur is yellowish to white. The legs and cheeks are the same color as the ventral surface. Its tail is sharply bicolored (divided into two colors). A ring of faintly darker fur surrounds each eye. Its tail often lacks fat deposits, but does not always.

Animals of the same family as a Common fat-tailed mouse opossum

We found other animals of the Didelphidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Common fat-tailed mouse opossum

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Thylamys pusilla:

Animals with the same size as a Common fat-tailed mouse opossum

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Common fat-tailed mouse opossum: