It is hard to guess what a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Gray-bellied pygmy mouse (Mus triton) on average weights 12 grams (0.03 lbs).
The Gray-bellied pygmy mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Mus). It is usually born with about 1 grams (0 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.1 cm (0′ 3″). On average, Gray-bellied pygmy mouses can have babies 3 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 gray-bellied pygmy mouse (Mus triton) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and arable land.
Animals of the same family as a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Yellow-bellied brush-furred rat with 1 babies per litter
- Aegialomys xanthaeolus with a weight of 79 grams
- Melanomys caliginosus with a weight of 41 grams
- Pilliga mouse with a weight of 10 grams
- Golden spiny mouse with a weight of 42 grams
- Paramo Oldfield mouse with a weight of 77 grams
- Tiny fat mouse with a weight of 5 grams
- Cochabamba grass mouse with a weight of 34 grams
- Highland brush mouse with a weight of 54 grams
- Lesser hamster-rat with a weight of 75 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mus triton:
- Luzon shrew bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Brants’s climbing mouse bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Negros shrew bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Glen’s wattled bat bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Talamancan yellow-shouldered bat bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Southern birch mouse bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Alston’s brown mouse bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Small vesper mouse bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Blasius’s horseshoe bat bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Delicate vesper mouse bringing 13 grams to the scale
Animals with the same litter size as a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse
Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Gray-bellied pygmy mouse: