It is hard to guess what a Peleng tarsier weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Peleng tarsier (Tarsius pelengensis) on average weights 165 grams (0.36 lbs).
The Peleng tarsier is from the family Tarsiidae (genus: Tarsius). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 11.7 cm (0′ 5″). Usually, Peleng tarsiers 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 Peleng tarsier (Tarsius pelengensis), or the Peleng Island tarsier, is a nocturnal primate found on the island of Peleng, just east of Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Animals of the same family as a Peleng tarsier
We found other animals of the Tarsiidae family:
- Spectral tarsier with a weight of 168 grams
- Spectral tarsier with a weight of 166 grams
- Dian’s tarsier with a weight of 110 grams
- Dian’s tarsier with a weight of 111 grams
- Horsfield’s tarsier with a weight of 114 grams
- Philippine tarsier with a weight of 116 grams
- Pygmy tarsier with a size of 10 cm (0′ 4″)
- Sangihe tarsier with a weight of 165 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Peleng tarsier
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Tarsius pelengensis:
- Molaccan prehensile-tailed rat bringing 148 grams to the scale
- Bolivian squirrel bringing 190 grams to the scale
- Alston’s mouse opossum bringing 132 grams to the scale
- Chestnut-bellied spiny rat bringing 159 grams to the scale
- Mountain treeshrew bringing 168 grams to the scale
- Western nesomys bringing 155 grams to the scale
- Mohol bushbaby bringing 193 grams to the scale
- Baird’s pocket gopher bringing 136 grams to the scale
- Little ground squirrel bringing 174 grams to the scale
- Four-striped ground squirrel bringing 180 grams to the scale
Animals with the same litter size as a Peleng tarsier
Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Peleng tarsier: