It is hard to guess what a Rufous-bellied bolo mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Rufous-bellied bolo mouse (Bolomys lactens) on average weights 32 grams (0.07 lbs).
The Rufous-bellied bolo mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Bolomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 1.72 meter (5′ 8″).
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 rufous-bellied bolo mouse or white-chinned akodont, (Necromys lactens) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Argentina and Bolivia where it inhabits the dry valleys of the eastern Andes. Its conservation status is listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as being of “least concern”.
Animals of the same family as a Rufous-bellied bolo mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Mount Isarog shrew-mouse with a weight of 35 grams
- Pocock’s highland rat with a size of 12.8 cm (0′ 6″)
- Southern African spiny mouse with a weight of 26 grams
- Fat-tailed gerbil with a weight of 47 grams
- Lesser stick-nest rat with a weight of 150 grams
- Peters’s mouse with a weight of 11 grams
- Taiwan vole with a weight of 46 grams
- Zempoaltepec deer mouse with a weight of 85 grams
- Japen rat with a weight of 380 grams
- Gracile tateril with a weight of 49 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Rufous-bellied bolo mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Bolomys lactens:
- Bastard big-footed mouse bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Large-eared free-tailed bat bringing 34 grams to the scale
- White-ankled mouse bringing 38 grams to the scale
- Desert mouse bringing 37 grams to the scale
- Moupin pika bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Southern bog lemming bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Tundra vole bringing 33 grams to the scale
- Common vole bringing 26 grams to the scale
- European free-tailed bat bringing 28 grams to the scale
- Olive grass mouse bringing 26 grams to the scale