Animal Size

New Guinean planigale size: How big do they get?

How big does a New Guinean planigale get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown New Guinean planigale (Planigale novaeguineae) reaches an average size of 7.7 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 14 grams (0.03 lbs). The New Guinean planigale (genus: Planigale) 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.

The average adult size of a New Guinean planigale is  (0' 4

The New Guinean planigale (Planigale novaeguineae), also known as the Papuan planigale, is a species of small marsupial carnivore native to the Trans-Fly savanna and grasslands of New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a New Guinean planigale

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a New Guinean planigale

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as New Guinean planigale:

Animals with the same weight as a New Guinean planigale

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Planigale novaeguineae: