It is hard to guess what a Cochabamba grass mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Cochabamba grass mouse (Akodon siberiae) on average weights 34 grams (0.07 lbs).
The Cochabamba grass mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Akodon). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.6 cm (0′ 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 Cochabamba grass mouse (Akodon siberiae) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Bolivia.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Animals of the same family as a Cochabamba grass mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Jico deer mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- Desert pygmy mouse with a weight of 6 grams
- Altiplano grass mouse with a weight of 20 grams
- Shaw Mayer’s water rat with a size of 13.1 cm (0′ 6″)
- Mindoro striped rat with a weight of 152 grams
- Western red-backed vole with a weight of 18 grams
- White-bellied mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 104 grams
- Taiga vole with a weight of 92 grams
- Cutch rat with 5 babies per litter
- Capricorn leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 50 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Cochabamba grass mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Akodon siberiae:
- Panamint kangaroo rat bringing 37 grams to the scale
- Akodon spegazzinii bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Abrothrix jelskii bringing 34 grams to the scale
- Thomas’s water mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Ratanaworabhan’s fruit bat bringing 32 grams to the scale
- Black bonneted bat bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Guatemalan deer mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Graphiurus hueti bringing 30 grams to the scale
- Silent grass mouse bringing 39 grams to the scale
- Handleyomys alfaroi bringing 33 grams to the scale