It is hard to guess what a Andean mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Andean mouse (Andinomys edax) on average weights 69 grams (0.15 lbs).
The Andean mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Andinomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.1 cm (0′ 4″). Usually, Andean mouses have 2 babies per litter.
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 mouse (Andinomys edax) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Andinomys.It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.
Animals of the same family as a Andean mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Venezuelan fish-eating rat with a weight of 47 grams
- Golden-backed tree-rat with a weight of 294 grams
- Steppe lemming with a weight of 20 grams
- Northern pygmy mouse with a weight of 7 grams
- Phillips’s gerbil with a weight of 127 grams
- Euryoryzomys russatus with a weight of 60 grams
- Mountain mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 47 grams
- Oecomys rutilus with a weight of 73 grams
- Black-tailed gerbil with a weight of 123 grams
- Dark bolo mouse with a weight of 40 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Andean mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Andinomys edax:
- Japanese mole bringing 82 grams to the scale
- Dusky antechinus bringing 62 grams to the scale
- Chestnut white-bellied rat bringing 81 grams to the scale
- Peruvian Oldfield mouse bringing 77 grams to the scale
- Gray-collared chipmunk bringing 61 grams to the scale
- Zambian mole-rat bringing 76 grams to the scale
- Ungava collared lemming bringing 57 grams to the scale
- Nelson’s spiny pocket mouse bringing 67 grams to the scale
- Obi mosaic-tailed rat bringing 71 grams to the scale
- Pygmy treeshrew bringing 70 grams to the scale
Animals with the same litter size as a Andean mouse
Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Andean mouse: