Animal Weight

How much does a Pen-tailed treeshrew weight?

It is hard to guess what a Pen-tailed treeshrew weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Pen-tailed treeshrew (Ptilocercus lowii) on average weights 42 grams (0.09 lbs).

The Pen-tailed treeshrew is from the family Tupaiidae (genus: Ptilocercus). They can live for up to 2.67 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Pen-tailed treeshrew is 42 grams (0.09 lbs)

The pen-tailed treeshrew (Ptilocercus lowii) is a treeshrew native to southern Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and some Indonesian islands.It is the only species in the genus Ptilocercus. All other treeshrew species are grouped in the family Tupaiidae.

Animals of the same family as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

We found other animals of the Tupaiidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Ptilocercus lowii:

Animals with the same size as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Pen-tailed treeshrew:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Pen-tailed treeshrew: