Animal Weight

How much does a Oaxacan pocket gopher weight?

It is hard to guess what a Oaxacan pocket gopher weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Oaxacan pocket gopher (Orthogeomys cuniculus) on average weights 499 grams (1.1 lbs).

The Oaxacan pocket gopher is from the family Geomyidae (genus: Orthogeomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.5 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 Oaxacan pocket gopher (Orthogeomys cuniculus) is a species of rodent in the family Geomyidae.This rare pocket gopher species is endemic to Oaxaca state in southern Mexico, confined to a few localities in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Animals of the same family as a Oaxacan pocket gopher

We found other animals of the Geomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Oaxacan pocket gopher

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Orthogeomys cuniculus: