Animal Weight

How much does a Striped bandicoot weight?

It is hard to guess what a Striped bandicoot weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Striped bandicoot (Microperoryctes longicauda) on average weights 542 grams (1.19 lbs).

The Striped bandicoot is from the family Peroryctidae (genus: Microperoryctes). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 26.7 cm (0′ 11″). Usually, Striped bandicoots 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 Striped bandicoot is 542 grams (1.19 lbs)

The striped bandicoot (Microperoryctes longicauda) is a species of marsupial in the family Peramelidae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. The Striped bandicoot is a host of the Acanthocephalan intestinal parasite Australiformis semoni.

Animals of the same family as a Striped bandicoot

We found other animals of the Peroryctidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Striped bandicoot

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microperoryctes longicauda:

Animals with the same size as a Striped bandicoot

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Striped bandicoot

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Striped bandicoot: