It is hard to guess what a Four-toed jerboa weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Four-toed jerboa (Allactaga tetradactyla) on average weights 52 grams (0.11 lbs).
The Four-toed jerboa is from the family Dipodidae (genus: Allactaga). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.4 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 four-toed jerboa (Allactaga tetradactyla) is a rodent of the family Dipodidae and genus Allactaga that has four digits. It is the sole species in the subgenus Scarturus. Four-toed jerboas are native to Egypt and Libya. They live in coastal salt marshes and dry deserts.
Animals of the same family as a Four-toed jerboa
We found other animals of the Dipodidae family:
- Euphrates jerboa with a weight of 232 grams
- Severtzov’s jerboa with 3 babies per litter
- Dwarf fat-tailed jerboa with a weight of 52 grams
- Greater fat-tailed jerboa with 5 babies per litter
- Blanford’s jerboa with 4 babies per litter
- Thick-tailed pygmy jerboa with 2 babies per litter
- Bobrinski’s jerboa with 5 babies per litter
- Small five-toed jerboa with a weight of 59 grams
- Gobi jerboa with 2 babies per litter
- Western jumping mouse with a weight of 27 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Four-toed jerboa
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Allactaga tetradactyla:
- Euryoryzomys nitidus bringing 55 grams to the scale
- Woosnam’s brush-furred rat bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Shining thicket rat bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Handleyomys fuscatus bringing 49 grams to the scale
- Sumichrast’s vesper rat bringing 59 grams to the scale
- Mountain tube-nosed fruit bat bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Ega long-tongued bat bringing 49 grams to the scale
- Lesser tree mouse bringing 45 grams to the scale
- Golden spiny mouse bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Gould’s mouse bringing 49 grams to the scale