Animal Size

Red-cheeked dunnart size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Red-cheeked dunnart (Sminthopsis virginiae) reaches an average size of 11 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 2 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 35 grams (0.08 lbs). A Red-cheeked dunnart has 4 babies at once. The Red-cheeked 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 red-cheeked dunnart (Sminthopsis virginiae) is so called because of the distinctive red hair on its cheek. It is an Australasian marsupial. Its total length is 167–270 mm; its average body length is 80–135 mm with a tail of 87–135 mm. Ear length is 12–13 mm. Its weight varies between 18 and 75 grams. Its tail is thin and pale pink.

Animals of the same family as a Red-cheeked dunnart

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red-cheeked dunnart

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Red-cheeked dunnart

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Red-cheeked dunnart

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Red-cheeked dunnart:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-cheeked dunnart

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