Animal Size

Pen-tailed treeshrew size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Pen-tailed treeshrew (Ptilocercus lowii) reaches an average size of 12 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 2.67 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 42 grams (0.09 lbs). The Pen-tailed treeshrew (genus: Ptilocercus) is a member of the family Tupaiidae.

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 pen-tailed treeshrew (Ptilocercus lowii) is a treeshrew native to southern Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and some Indonesian islands.It is the only species in the genus Ptilocercus. All other treeshrew species are grouped in the family Tupaiidae.

Animals of the same family as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

We found other animals of the Tupaiidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Pen-tailed treeshrew:

Animals with the same weight as a Pen-tailed treeshrew

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Ptilocercus lowii: