It is hard to guess what a Cerrado mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Cerrado mouse (Thalpomys cerradensis) on average weights 24 grams (0.05 lbs).
The Cerrado mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Thalpomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 100 cm (3′ 4″).
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 cerrado mouse (Thalpomys cerradensis) is a rodent species from South America. It is found in Brazil.
Animals of the same family as a Cerrado mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Maximowicz’s vole with 6 babies per litter
- Nolthenius’s long-tailed climbing mouse with 4 babies per litter
- Sonoran woodrat with a weight of 227 grams
- California mouse with a weight of 42 grams
- Dolorous grass mouse with a weight of 50 grams
- Cape spiny mouse with a weight of 21 grams
- Tamarisk jird with 4 babies per litter
- Southern mole vole with a weight of 80 grams
- Japen rat with a weight of 380 grams
- Small-toothed harvest mouse with a weight of 20 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Cerrado mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Thalpomys cerradensis:
- Steppe field mouse bringing 20 grams to the scale
- Hairy-footed gerbil bringing 25 grams to the scale
- Hummelinck’s vesper mouse bringing 27 grams to the scale
- Lesser long-nosed bat bringing 22 grams to the scale
- Akodon affinis bringing 24 grams to the scale
- Asian particolored bat bringing 24 grams to the scale
- Pearson’s chaco mouse bringing 25 grams to the scale
- Akodon albiventer bringing 26 grams to the scale
- Cheesman’s gerbil bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Abrothrix andinus bringing 24 grams to the scale