Animal Weight

How much does a Narrow-striped mongoose weight?

It is hard to guess what a Narrow-striped mongoose weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Narrow-striped mongoose (Mungotictis decemlineata) on average weights 664 grams (1.46 lbs).

The Narrow-striped mongoose is from the family Herpestidae (genus: Mungotictis). It is usually born with about 49 grams (0.11 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 31.2 cm (1′ 1″). Usually, Narrow-striped mongooses 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 Narrow-striped mongoose is 664 grams (1.46 lbs)

The narrow-striped mongoose (Mungotictis decemlineata) is a member of the family Eupleridae endemic to Madagascar. It inhabits the Madagascar dry deciduous forests in western and southwestern Madagascar, where it lives from sea level to about 125 m (410 ft) between the Tsiribihina and Mangoky rivers. In Malagasy it is called bokiboky (pronounced “Boo-ky Boo-ky”).

Animals of the same family as a Narrow-striped mongoose

We found other animals of the Herpestidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Narrow-striped mongoose

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mungotictis decemlineata:

Animals with the same size as a Narrow-striped mongoose

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Narrow-striped mongoose:

Animals with the same litter size as a Narrow-striped mongoose

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Narrow-striped mongoose: