Animal Weight

How much does a Highveld gerbil weight?

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

An adult Highveld gerbil (Tatera brantsii) on average weights 89 grams (0.2 lbs).

The Highveld gerbil is from the family Muridae (genus: Tatera). It is usually born with about 5 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 11.7 cm (0′ 5″). On average, Highveld gerbils can have babies 4 times per year with a litter size of 2.

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 Highveld gerbil is 89 grams (0.2 lbs)

The Highveld gerbil (Gerbilliscus brantsii) is a species of gerbil found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, temperate grassland, and temperate desert. This is a common species with a wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated it as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Highveld gerbil

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Animals with the same weight as a Highveld gerbil

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Animals with the same litter size as a Highveld gerbil

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Highveld gerbil: