Animal Size

Long-tailed dunnart size: How big do they get?

How big does a Long-tailed dunnart get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Long-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis longicaudata) reaches an average size of 9.5 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 5 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 18 grams (0.04 lbs). A Long-tailed dunnart has 4 babies at once. The Long-tailed dunnart (genus: Sminthopsis) is a member of the family Dasyuridae.

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.

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The long-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis longicaudata) is an Australian dunnart that, like the little long-tailed dunnart, has a tail longer than its body. It is also one of the larger dunnarts at a length from snout to tail of 260–306 mm of which head to anus is 80–96 mm and tail 180–210 mm long. Hind foot size is 18 mm, ear length of 21 mm and with a weight of 15-20 g.

Animals of the same family as a Long-tailed dunnart

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Long-tailed dunnart

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Long-tailed dunnart:

Animals with the same litter size as a Long-tailed dunnart

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Long-tailed dunnart:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Long-tailed dunnart

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Long-tailed dunnart:

Animals with the same weight as a Long-tailed dunnart

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sminthopsis longicaudata: