Animal Weight

How much does a Emilia’s gracile opossum weight?

It is hard to guess what a Emilia’s gracile opossum weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Emilia’s gracile opossum (Gracilinanus emiliae) on average weights 7 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Emilia’s gracile opossum is from the family Didelphidae (genus: Gracilinanus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.4 cm (0′ 3″).

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 Emilia's gracile opossum is 7 grams (0.02 lbs)

Emilia’s gracile opossum (Gracilinanus emiliae) is an opossum species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Surinam.

Animals of the same family as a Emilia’s gracile opossum

We found other animals of the Didelphidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Emilia’s gracile opossum

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Gracilinanus emiliae:

Animals with the same size as a Emilia’s gracile opossum

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Emilia’s gracile opossum: