Animal Weight

How much does a Krebs’s fat mouse weight?

It is hard to guess what a Krebs’s fat mouse weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Krebs’s fat mouse (Steatomys krebsii) on average weights 20 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Krebs’s fat mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Steatomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 30 cm (1′ 0″). Usually, Krebs’s fat mouses have 4 babies per litter.

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 Krebs’s fat mouse (Steatomys krebsii) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae.It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. Its name honours Georg Ludwig Engelhard Krebs (1792–1844), a German natural history collector in South Africa.

Animals of the same family as a Krebs’s fat mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Krebs’s fat mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Steatomys krebsii:

Animals with the same litter size as a Krebs’s fat mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Krebs’s fat mouse: