Animal Weight

How much does a Shipton’s mountain cavy weight?

It is hard to guess what a Shipton’s mountain cavy weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Shipton’s mountain cavy (Microcavia shiptoni) on average weights 185 grams (0.41 lbs).

The Shipton’s mountain cavy is from the family Caviidae (genus: Microcavia). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 20 cm (0′ 8″). On average, Shipton’s mountain cavys can have babies 5 times per year with a litter size of 3.

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.

Shipton’s mountain cavy (Microcavia shiptoni) is a species of rodent in the family Caviidae. It is endemic to Argentina.

Animals of the same family as a Shipton’s mountain cavy

We found other animals of the Caviidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Shipton’s mountain cavy

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microcavia shiptoni:

Animals with the same litter size as a Shipton’s mountain cavy

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Shipton’s mountain cavy: