Animal Weight

How much does a Osgood’s short-tailed opossum weight?

It is hard to guess what a Osgood’s short-tailed opossum weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Osgood’s short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis osgoodi) on average weights 112 grams (0.25 lbs).

The Osgood’s short-tailed opossum is from the family Didelphidae (genus: Monodelphis). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.5 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 Osgood's short-tailed opossum is 112 grams (0.25 lbs)

Osgood’s short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis osgoodi) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss. The opossum is named after American zoologist W. H. Osgood.

Animals of the same family as a Osgood’s short-tailed opossum

We found other animals of the Didelphidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Osgood’s short-tailed opossum

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Monodelphis osgoodi:

Animals with the same size as a Osgood’s short-tailed opossum

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Osgood’s short-tailed opossum: