It is hard to guess what a Transbaikal zokor weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Transbaikal zokor (Myospalax psilurus) on average weights 259 grams (0.57 lbs).
The Transbaikal zokor is from the family Muridae (genus: Myospalax). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.9 cm (0′ 3″). Usually, Transbaikal zokors have 3 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.
The Transbaikal zokor (Myospalax psilurus) is a species of rodents in the family Spalacidae. It is found in China, Mongolia, and Russia.
Animals of the same family as a Transbaikal zokor
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Mearns’s grasshopper mouse with a weight of 30 grams
- White-bellied mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 104 grams
- Oecomys bicolor with a weight of 37 grams
- Norway lemming with a weight of 67 grams
- Luzon Cordillera forest mouse with a weight of 34 grams
- Rufous-bellied bolo mouse with a weight of 32 grams
- Lesser tufted-tailed rat with a weight of 57 grams
- Nephelomys levipes with a weight of 60 grams
- Central pebble-mound mouse with a weight of 12 grams
- Broad-footed climbing mouse with a weight of 57 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Transbaikal zokor
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myospalax psilurus:
- Short-tailed spiny rat bringing 284 grams to the scale
- Particolored flying squirrel bringing 255 grams to the scale
- Lombok flying fox bringing 256 grams to the scale
- Indochinese flying squirrel bringing 227 grams to the scale
- Round-tailed muskrat bringing 265 grams to the scale
- Smoky pocket gopher bringing 302 grams to the scale
- Vogelkop ringtail possum bringing 255 grams to the scale
- Ceram fruit bat bringing 228 grams to the scale
- Big-eared woodrat bringing 225 grams to the scale
- Philippine forest rat bringing 253 grams to the scale
Animals with the same litter size as a Transbaikal zokor
Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Transbaikal zokor: