Animal Weight

How much does a Mexican volcano mouse weight?

It is hard to guess what a Mexican volcano mouse weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Mexican volcano mouse (Neotomodon alstoni) on average weights 44 grams (0.1 lbs).

The Mexican volcano mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Neotomodon). It is usually born with about 3 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 11.5 cm (0′ 5″). On average, Mexican volcano mouses can have babies 2 times per year with a litter size of 3.

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 Mexican volcano mouse (Neotomodon alstoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae endemic to high elevation areas of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt.

Animals of the same family as a Mexican volcano mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mexican volcano mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neotomodon alstoni:

Animals with the same size as a Mexican volcano mouse

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Mexican volcano mouse:

Animals with the same litter size as a Mexican volcano mouse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Mexican volcano mouse: