Animal Weight

How much does a Northern rufous mouse lemur weight?

It is hard to guess what a Northern rufous mouse lemur weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Northern rufous mouse lemur (Microcebus tavaratra) on average weights 68 grams (0.15 lbs).

The Northern rufous mouse lemur is from the family Cheirogaleidae (genus: Microcebus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.1 cm (0′ 6″).

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 average adult weight of a Northern rufous mouse lemur is 68 grams (0.15 lbs)

The northern rufous mouse lemur (Microcebus tavaratra), northern brown mouse lemur, or Tavaratra mouse lemur is found in Northern Madagascar from the Ankarana National Park in the West to the river Manambato in Northeast and up to the Irodo river in the North of the Analamerana Special Reserve. The complete distribution range of M. tavaratra is still to be defined as some areas surrounding the described distribution have not been visited yet. For example, M.tavaratra has been reported to possibly occur from the Irodo up to the Montagne des Francais by Louis and collaborators in. Its known distribution cover four protected areas the Ankarana National Park, and the Analamerana Special Reserve both managed by Madagascar National Parks, the Loky-Manambato Region (Daraina) and the Andavakoeira-Andrafiamena protected area, both Managed by the NGO FanambyMicrocebus tavaratra has long, dense pelage that is bicolored to tricolored, raw umber, clay color, and yellow ochre, dorsally and a whitish-beige color ventrally. The middorsal stripe varies in color from raw umber to verona brown. The crown and ears of this species are a reddish shade and the area between the eyes is grayish-white. The orbital area is raw umber and cinnamon and around the anterior portion of the eyes there are black markings. The proximal part of the tail is bicolored raw umber and cinnamon, and the distal portion of the tail is cinnamon brown and raw umber. The pelage of the hands and feet of the northern rufous mouse lemur is whitish-gray in color. This species has vibrissae that are dark in color.

Animals of the same family as a Northern rufous mouse lemur

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Animals with the same weight as a Northern rufous mouse lemur

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