Animal Age

How old does a Siberian weasel get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Siberian weasel reaches?

An adult Siberian weasel (Mustela sibirica) usually gets as old as 8.83 years.

Siberian weasels are around 30 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Mustela), their offspring is 6 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 30.6 cm (1′ 1″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Siberian weasel gets as old as 8.83 years

The Siberian weasel (Mustela sibirica) is a medium-sized weasel native to Asia, where it is widely distributed and inhabits various forest habitats and open areas. It is therefore listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Animals of the same family as a Siberian weasel

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Mustelidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Siberian weasel

With an average age of 8.83 years, Siberian weasel are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Siberian weasel

The same number of babies at once (6) are born by:

Weighting as much as Siberian weasel

A fully grown Siberian weasel reaches around 531 grams (1.17 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Siberian weasel

Those animals grow as big as a Siberian weasel: