It is hard to guess what a Junín grass mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Junín grass mouse (Akodon juninensis) on average weights 39 grams (0.09 lbs).
The Junín 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.
The Junín grass mouse (Akodon juninensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Peru.
Animals of the same family as a Junín grass mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Smoky mouse with a weight of 68 grams
- Transandinomys talamancae with a weight of 54 grams
- Splendid climbing mouse with a weight of 89 grams
- De Vis’s woolly rat bringing 1.66 kilos (3.66 lbs) to the scale
- Northern hopping mouse with a weight of 38 grams
- Dickey’s deer mouse with a weight of 28 grams
- Jaliscan cotton rat with a weight of 120 grams
- Ethiopian thicket rat with a weight of 36 grams
- Northern collared lemming with a weight of 46 grams
- Master leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 68 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Junín grass mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Akodon juninensis:
- Guatemalan vole bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Gleaning mouse bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Abrothrix jelskii bringing 34 grams to the scale
- Chestnut-striped opossum bringing 45 grams to the scale
- Southern vole bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Rock vole bringing 39 grams to the scale
- Cyclops roundleaf bat bringing 32 grams to the scale
- Mindanao montane forest mouse bringing 34 grams to the scale
- Silent grass mouse bringing 39 grams to the scale
- Abrothrix longipilis bringing 38 grams to the scale