Animal Size

Weyland ringtail possum size: How big do they get?

How big does a Weyland ringtail possum get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Weyland ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus caroli) reaches an average size of 31 cm (1′ 1″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 458 grams (1.01 lbs). The Weyland ringtail possum (genus: Pseudocheirus) is a member of the family Pseudocheiridae.

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 Weyland ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus caroli) is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It is endemic to the western Central Cordillera of Papua Province, Indonesia. P. caroli is also “known from four localities west of the Star Mountains” and tends to live in montane forest or other hilly areas. Currently the Weyland ringtail is not endangered, but should be “monitored [because] it could rapidly become threatened if either human encroachment or hunting were to increase significantly.”

Animals of the same family as a Weyland ringtail possum

We found other animals of the Pseudocheiridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Weyland ringtail possum

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

Animals with the same weight as a Weyland ringtail possum

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pseudocheirus caroli: