Animal Age

How old does a Sundevall’s jird get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Sundevall’s jird reaches?

An adult Sundevall’s jird (Meriones crassus) usually gets as old as 5.58 years.

Sundevall’s jirds are around 23 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 8.9 cm (0′ 4″). As a member of the Muridae family (genus: Meriones), a Sundevall’s jird caries out around 4 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 2 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 15 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Sundevall's jird gets as old as 5.58 years

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

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

Animals that reach the same age as Sundevall’s jird

With an average age of 5.58 years, Sundevall’s jird are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Sundevall’s jird

The same number of babies at once (4) are born by:

Weighting as much as Sundevall’s jird

A fully grown Sundevall’s jird reaches around 69 grams (0.15 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Sundevall’s jird

Those animals grow as big as a Sundevall’s jird: