It is hard to guess what a Neacomys tenuipes weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Neacomys tenuipes (Neacomys tenuipes) on average weights 19 grams (0.04 lbs).
The Neacomys tenuipes is from the family Muridae (genus: Neacomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 38.8 cm (1′ 4″). On average, Neacomys tenuipess can have babies 6 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.
Neacomys tenuipes, also known as the narrow-footed neacomys or narrow-footed bristly mouse, is found along the northern Andes from northwestern Venezuela through Colombia into Ecuador, in rainforest at elevations from 400 to 1750 m. Populations of small Neacomys in the lowland Amazon basin, previously assigned to this species, are now recognized as belonging to separate species.
Animals of the same family as a Neacomys tenuipes
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Bougainville naked-tailed rat with a weight of 397 grams
- Southern red-backed vole with a weight of 19 grams
- White-tailed antsangy with a weight of 205 grams
- Handleyomys melanotis with a weight of 50 grams
- Oecomys speciosus with a weight of 73 grams
- Plains rat with a weight of 53 grams
- Neuquén grass mouse with a weight of 42 grams
- Capricorn leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 50 grams
- Temminck’s striped mouse with a weight of 60 grams
- Saunder’s vlei rat with a weight of 34 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Neacomys tenuipes
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neacomys tenuipes:
- Oligoryzomys microtis bringing 22 grams to the scale
- House mouse bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Aceramarca gracile opossum bringing 20 grams to the scale
- White-bellied yellow bat bringing 20 grams to the scale
- Savanna path shrew bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Velvety fruit-eating bat bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Striped field mouse bringing 21 grams to the scale
- Western red-backed vole bringing 18 grams to the scale
- Woodland jumping mouse bringing 22 grams to the scale
- Greater forest shrew bringing 16 grams to the scale
Animals with the same litter size as a Neacomys tenuipes
Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Neacomys tenuipes: