Animal Size

Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum size: How big do they get?

How big does a Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys karimii) reaches an average size of 9.5 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum (genus: Thylamys) is a member of the family Didelphidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Karimi's fat-tailed mouse opossum is  (0' 4

Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys karimii) is a species of opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is endemic to central and northeast Brazil, where it is found in the cerrado and caatinga at elevations from 300 to 1100 m. This opossum is crepuscular and mostly terrestrial; its omnivorous diet includes leaves, insects and small vertebrates. Its head-and-body length is about 95 millimeters, and its tail length is about 72 millimeters. It is very similar to T. pallidor. Its tail may be nonprehensile. The species is named after Iranian epidemiologist Y. Karimi. It is threatened by habitat destruction and fragmentation due to agriculture and ranching.

Animals of the same family as a Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum

We found other animals of the Didelphidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Karimi’s fat-tailed mouse opossum: