Animal Weight

How much does a Guinean gerbil weight?

It is hard to guess what a Guinean gerbil weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Guinean gerbil (Tatera guineae) on average weights 103 grams (0.23 lbs).

The Guinean gerbil is from the family Muridae (genus: Tatera). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 11.7 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Guinean gerbil (Gerbilliscus guineae) is a species of gerbil found in Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and possibly Liberia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, rocky areas and arable land, but it is mostly found in areas laterite or clay soils, and with variable amounts of vegetation and dense scrub. This species is described as common and has a stable population and a wide distribution, so the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Guinean gerbil

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Guinean gerbil

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Tatera guineae: