Animal Weight

How much does a New Guinean planigale weight?

It is hard to guess what a New Guinean planigale weights. But we have the answer:

An adult New Guinean planigale (Planigale novaeguineae) on average weights 14 grams (0.03 lbs).

The New Guinean planigale is from the family Dasyuridae (genus: Planigale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.7 cm (0′ 4″).

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 New Guinean planigale is 14 grams (0.03 lbs)

The New Guinean planigale (Planigale novaeguineae), also known as the Papuan planigale, is a species of small marsupial carnivore native to the Trans-Fly savanna and grasslands of New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a New Guinean planigale

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a New Guinean planigale

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Planigale novaeguineae:

Animals with the same size as a New Guinean planigale

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as New Guinean planigale: