Animal Weight

How much does a Dalton’s mouse weight?

It is hard to guess what a Dalton’s mouse weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Dalton’s mouse (Praomys daltoni) on average weights 34 grams (0.07 lbs).

The Dalton’s mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Praomys). It is usually born with about 1 grams (0 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 34.9 cm (1′ 2″). On average, Dalton’s mouses can have babies 2 times per year with a litter size of 5.

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 Dalton's mouse is 34 grams (0.07 lbs)

Dalton’s mouse or Dalton’s praomys (Praomys daltoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Togo.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, rocky areas, and urban areas.

Animals of the same family as a Dalton’s mouse

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Animals with the same weight as a Dalton’s mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Praomys daltoni:

Animals with the same litter size as a Dalton’s mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Dalton’s mouse: