The Carpentarian Antechinus is the size of a what?
- The Carpentarian Antechinus is similar in size to a mouse.
The small Australian marsupial which, along with several other
species, comes under the heading of "marsupial mouse", measures
about 85mm (including its head and body) with its tail measuring
about 69mm. The tail of this animal is large relative to the size
of its body (about 80% of the total size of the body). The
Carpentarian Antechinus typically weighs in at approximately