Animal Weight

How much does a Andean mountain cavy weight?

It is hard to guess what a Andean mountain cavy weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Andean mountain cavy (Microcavia niata) on average weights 255 grams (0.56 lbs).

The Andean mountain cavy is from the family Caviidae (genus: Microcavia). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 20 cm (0′ 8″). On average, Andean mountain cavys can have babies 5 times per year with a litter size of 3.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The Andean mountain cavy (Microcavia niata) is a species of rodent in the family Caviidae. It is found in Bolivia, Chile and Peru.

Animals of the same family as a Andean mountain cavy

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Animals with the same weight as a Andean mountain cavy

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microcavia niata:

Animals with the same litter size as a Andean mountain cavy

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Andean mountain cavy: