Animal Size

Sandhill dunnart size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila) reaches an average size of 10.5 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 5 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 33 grams (0.07 lbs). A Sandhill dunnart has 5 babies at once. The Sandhill 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 sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila) is a species of small carnivorous Australian marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It is known from four scattered arid areas of Australia: near Lake Amadeus in Northern Territory, the central Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, the southwestern edge of the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia, and at Yellabinna in South Australia.

Animals of the same family as a Sandhill dunnart

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Sandhill dunnart

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Sandhill dunnart

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Sandhill dunnart:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Sandhill dunnart

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Sandhill dunnart:

Animals with the same weight as a Sandhill dunnart

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