Animal Weight

How much does a Giant pocket gopher weight?

It is hard to guess what a Giant pocket gopher weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Giant pocket gopher (Orthogeomys grandis) on average weights 499 grams (1.1 lbs).

The Giant pocket gopher is from the family Geomyidae (genus: Orthogeomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.5 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 giant pocket gopher (Orthogeomys grandis) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae. It is found in Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.It is 22–30 cm (9–12 in) long, and 480–985 g (1–2 lb) in weight.

Animals of the same family as a Giant pocket gopher

We found other animals of the Geomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Giant pocket gopher

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Orthogeomys grandis: