Animal Weight

How much does a Chinese zokor weight?

It is hard to guess what a Chinese zokor weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Chinese zokor (Myospalax fontanierii) on average weights 257 grams (0.57 lbs).

The Chinese zokor is from the family Muridae (genus: Myospalax). It is usually born with about 9 grams (0.02 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.9 cm (0′ 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 average adult weight of a Chinese zokor is 257 grams (0.57 lbs)

The Chinese zokor (Eospalax fontanierii) is a species of rodent in the family Spalacidae. It is endemic to China, ranging from Qinghai Province eastwards to Beijing in steppe and alpine grasslands. Henri Milne-Edwards first described it in 1867. Eradication programs in the 1990s in Qinghai Province resulted in a population decline to less than a third of the former population. It is considered common and has been assessed as Least Concern by IUCN.An average adult weighs 256 g (9.0 oz) and newborn young weigh 9 g (0.32 oz).

Animals of the same family as a Chinese zokor

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Chinese zokor

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myospalax fontanierii: