Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser short-tailed gerbil weight?

It is hard to guess what a Lesser short-tailed gerbil weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Lesser short-tailed gerbil (Gerbillus simoni) on average weights 17 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Lesser short-tailed gerbil is from the family Muridae (genus: Gerbillus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.1 cm (0′ 4″). Usually, Lesser short-tailed gerbils have 4 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 lesser short-tailed gerbil (Dipodillus simoni) is distributed mainly from eastern Morocco to Egypt. It is also known as Simon’s dipodil. After morphological and molecular studies in 2010 Dipodillus was ranged as a subgenus of Gerbillus, and Dipodillus simoni was renamed into Gerbillus simoni.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser short-tailed gerbil

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser short-tailed gerbil

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Gerbillus simoni:

Animals with the same litter size as a Lesser short-tailed gerbil

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Lesser short-tailed gerbil: