Animal Weight

How much does a Horsfield’s tarsier weight?

It is hard to guess what a Horsfield’s tarsier weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Horsfield’s tarsier (Tarsius bancanus) on average weights 114 grams (0.25 lbs).

The Horsfield’s tarsier is from the family Tarsiidae (genus: Tarsius). It is usually born with about 24 grams (0.05 lbs). They can live for up to 12 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.6 cm (0′ 5″). Usually, Horsfield’s tarsiers have 1 babies per litter.

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 Horsfield's tarsier is 114 grams (0.25 lbs)

Horsfield’s tarsier (Cephalopachus bancanus), also known as the western tarsier, is the only species of tarsier in the genus Cephalopachus. It occurs on Borneo, Sumatra and nearby islands and is, like other members of the group, entirely nocturnal.

Animals of the same family as a Horsfield’s tarsier

We found other animals of the Tarsiidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Horsfield’s tarsier

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Tarsius bancanus:

Animals with the same size as a Horsfield’s tarsier

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Horsfield’s tarsier

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Horsfield’s tarsier:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Horsfield’s tarsier

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Horsfield’s tarsier: