Animal Weight

How much does a Sundevall’s jird weight?

It is hard to guess what a Sundevall’s jird weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Sundevall’s jird (Meriones crassus) on average weights 69 grams (0.15 lbs).

The Sundevall’s jird is from the family Muridae (genus: Meriones). It is usually born with about 3 grams (0.01 lbs). They can live for up to 5.58 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15 cm (0′ 6″). On average, Sundevall’s jirds can have babies 2 times per year with a litter size of 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 Sundevall's jird is 69 grams (0.15 lbs)

Sundevall’s jird (Meriones crassus) is a species of rodent in the family of Muridae. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Pakistan, Morocco, Niger, Palestine, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Western Sahara, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and possibly Mali. Its natural habitat is hot deserts.

Animals of the same family as a Sundevall’s jird

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Sundevall’s jird

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Meriones crassus:

Animals with the same size as a Sundevall’s jird

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Sundevall’s jird:

Animals with the same litter size as a Sundevall’s jird

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Sundevall’s jird:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Sundevall’s jird

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Sundevall’s jird: