Animal Size

Northern glider size: How big do they get?

How big does a Northern glider get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Northern glider (Petaurus abidi) reaches an average size of 25.5 cm (0′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 278 grams (0.61 lbs). A Northern glider has 1 babies at once. The Northern glider (genus: Petaurus) is a member of the family Petauridae.

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 Northern glider is  (0' 11

The northern glider (Petaurus abidi) is a species of marsupial in the family Petauridae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea, becoming known to science in 1981 after being discovered in the Torricelli Mountains. This species has been found in primary, mid-montane tropical moist forests. It is also known from rural gardens close to forest. The northern glider is Critically Endangered because its occurrence is less than 100 km2, all individuals are located within a single area, and a continuing decline of its habitat quality due to deforestation and human encroachment. They also face a major threat from hunting.

Animals of the same family as a Northern glider

We found other animals of the Petauridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Northern glider

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Northern glider

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Northern glider:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern glider

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Petaurus abidi: