Animal Size

Meller’s mongoose size: How big do they get?

How big does a Meller’s mongoose get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Meller’s mongoose (Rhynchogale melleri) reaches an average size of 46 cm (1′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 2.24 kg (4.94 lbs). A Meller’s mongoose has 2 babies at once. The Meller’s mongoose (genus: Rhynchogale) is a member of the family Herpestidae.

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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Meller’s mongoose (Rhynchogale melleri) is a species of mongoose found in Africa. It occurs in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is the only member of the genus Rhynchogale.

Animals of the same family as a Meller’s mongoose

We found other animals of the Herpestidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Meller’s mongoose

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Meller’s mongoose

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Meller’s mongoose:

Animals with the same weight as a Meller’s mongoose

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rhynchogale melleri: