Animal Weight

How much does a Libyan jird weight?

It is hard to guess what a Libyan jird weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Libyan jird (Meriones libycus) on average weights 91 grams (0.2 lbs).

The Libyan jird is from the family Muridae (genus: Meriones). It is usually born with about 5 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15 cm (0′ 6″). Usually, Libyan jirds 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 Libyan jird (Meriones libycus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Western China. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, intermittent saline lakes, hot deserts, and rural gardens.

Animals of the same family as a Libyan jird

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Libyan jird

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Meriones libycus:

Animals with the same litter size as a Libyan jird

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Libyan jird: