It is hard to guess what a Rupp’s mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Rupp’s mouse (Myomys ruppi) on average weights 49 grams (0.11 lbs).
The Rupp’s mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Myomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.1 cm (0′ 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.
Rupp’s mouse or Rupp’s stenocephalemys (Stenocephalemys ruppi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Ethiopia.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.It is threatened by habitat loss.
Animals of the same family as a Rupp’s mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- White-footed climbing mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- Zempoaltépec vole with a weight of 42 grams
- Southern giant slender-tailed cloud rat bringing 1.84 kilos (4.06 lbs) to the scale
- White-bellied mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 104 grams
- Lowland mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 85 grams
- White-ankled mouse with a weight of 38 grams
- New Guinean rat with a weight of 133 grams
- Pleasant bolo mouse with a weight of 27 grams
- Greater hamster-rat with 4 babies per litter
- Oecomys rex with a weight of 73 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Rupp’s mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myomys ruppi:
- Chihuahuan mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse bringing 53 grams to the scale
- Taiwan vole bringing 46 grams to the scale
- Champion’s tree mouse bringing 50 grams to the scale
- Hairy fruit-eating bat bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Typical striped grass mouse bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Oecomys concolor bringing 54 grams to the scale
- Yellow-bellied sheath-tailed bat bringing 45 grams to the scale
- Golden-brown mouse lemur bringing 58 grams to the scale
- Naked-eared deer mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale