It is hard to guess what a Day’s grass mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Day’s grass mouse (Akodon dayi) on average weights 32 grams (0.07 lbs).
The Day’s grass mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Akodon). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 3.7 cm (0′ 2″).
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.
Day’s grass mouse (Akodon dayi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Bolivia.
Animals of the same family as a Day’s grass mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Definitive leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 89 grams
- Large pencil-tailed tree mouse with a weight of 28 grams
- Southern vole with a weight of 35 grams
- Luzon broad-toothed rat with a weight of 268 grams
- Oecomys speciosus with a weight of 73 grams
- Luzon hairy-tailed rat with a weight of 170 grams
- Euryoryzomys legatus with a weight of 61 grams
- Fringe-tailed gerbil with a weight of 96 grams
- Flat-headed vole with a weight of 50 grams
- Oecomys trinitatis with a weight of 73 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Day’s grass mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Akodon dayi:
- Rufous-bellied bolo mouse bringing 32 grams to the scale
- Hispid pocket mouse bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Southern African spiny mouse bringing 26 grams to the scale
- Bushy-tailed hairy-footed gerbil bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Small pencil-tailed tree mouse bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Mole-like rice tenrec bringing 34 grams to the scale
- Nut-colored yellow bat bringing 30 grams to the scale
- Large Asian roundleaf bat bringing 31 grams to the scale
- Grey red-backed vole bringing 36 grams to the scale
- Southern vole bringing 35 grams to the scale