It is hard to guess what a Silent grass mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Silent grass mouse (Akodon surdus) on average weights 39 grams (0.09 lbs).
The Silent grass mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Akodon). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.9 cm (0′ 4″).
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 silent grass mouse or slate-bellied akodont (Akodon surdus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is endemic to Peru.
Animals of the same family as a Silent grass mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Chiruromys lamia with a weight of 47 grams
- Zacatecan deer mouse with a weight of 27 grams
- Mamore arboreal rice rat with a weight of 62 grams
- Microryzomys altissimus with a weight of 13 grams
- Sand-colored soft-furred rat with 2 babies per litter
- Cape gerbil with a weight of 92 grams
- Oligoryzomys longicaudatus with a weight of 27 grams
- Greater tree mouse with a weight of 105 grams
- Malayan mountain spiny rat with a weight of 90 grams
- Big-eared swamp rat with a weight of 95 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Silent grass mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Akodon surdus:
- Plateau mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Goldman’s water mouse bringing 38 grams to the scale
- Smith’s vole bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Variable grass mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Brucepattersonius iheringi bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Phillips’s kangaroo rat bringing 41 grams to the scale
- Fat-tailed false antechinus bringing 36 grams to the scale
- Himalayan striped squirrel bringing 45 grams to the scale
- Molossops abrasus bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Hatt’s vesper rat bringing 36 grams to the scale