Animal Weight

How much does a Père David’s vole weight?

It is hard to guess what a Père David’s vole weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Père David’s vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) on average weights 19 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Père David’s vole is from the family Muridae (genus: Eothenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.3 cm (0′ 4″). Usually, Père David’s voles have 1 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.

Père David’s vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in China, Myanmar, Taiwan, and Thailand. This species is a member of the melanogaster group, one of the two main groups of Eothenomys voles. Its dorsal pelage is dark brown, often nearly black, and the ventral pelage is gray, sometimes brown. The tail is shorter than the body. This species is found in pine/rhododendron forests.

Animals of the same family as a Père David’s vole

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Père David’s vole

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Eothenomys melanogaster:

Animals with the same size as a Père David’s vole

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Père David’s vole:

Animals with the same litter size as a Père David’s vole

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Père David’s vole: