It is hard to guess what a Ethiopian striped mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Ethiopian striped mouse (Muriculus imberbis) on average weights 18 grams (0.04 lbs).
The Ethiopian striped mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Muriculus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.9 cm (0′ 6″).
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 Ethiopian striped mouse or striped-back mouse (Muriculus imberbis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is only found in Ethiopia. The mouse’s natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and urban areas.It is threatened by habitat loss.
Animals of the same family as a Ethiopian striped mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Rio de Janeiro arboreal rat with a weight of 93 grams
- Northern water rat with a weight of 54 grams
- Pale field rat with a weight of 169 grams
- Big-headed African mole-rat with a weight of 622 grams
- Neacomys spinosus with a weight of 19 grams
- Ash-colored Oldfield mouse with a weight of 77 grams
- Djoongari with a weight of 43 grams
- Euryoryzomys lamia with a weight of 60 grams
- Haggard’s leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 42 grams
- Lukolela swamp rat with a weight of 42 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Ethiopian striped mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Muriculus imberbis:
- Lesser short-tailed gerbil bringing 17 grams to the scale
- Spotted bat bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Moon forest shrew bringing 18 grams to the scale
- Greenhall’s dog-faced bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Canyon mouse bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Sierra Leone free-tailed bat bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Savanna path shrew bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Parti-coloured bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Ghost-faced bat bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Creeping vole bringing 20 grams to the scale