It is hard to guess what a Variable grass mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Variable grass mouse (Akodon varius) on average weights 40 grams (0.09 lbs).
The Variable 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 variable grass mouse (Akodon varius) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is known only from Bolivia, where it is found at elevations from 400 to 3000 m.
Animals of the same family as a Variable grass mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Jalapan pine vole with a weight of 40 grams
- Tien Shan red-backed vole with 4 babies per litter
- MacConnell’s climbing mouse with a weight of 41 grams
- Korean field mouse with 4 babies per litter
- Blackish grass mouse with a weight of 19 grams
- Poncelet’s giant rat bringing 1 kilos (2.2 lbs) to the scale
- Ashy-bellied Oldfield mouse with a weight of 77 grams
- Ash-colored Oldfield mouse with a weight of 77 grams
- Masked white-tailed rat with a weight of 149 grams
- Round-tailed muskrat with a weight of 265 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Variable grass mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Akodon varius:
- Gray-bellied caenolestid bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Red-tailed phascogale bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Gray-bellied tree mouse bringing 41 grams to the scale
- Black-tailed dasyure bringing 38 grams to the scale
- Greater Asiatic yellow bat bringing 36 grams to the scale
- Perote mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Neuquén grass mouse bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Great stripe-faced bat bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Luzon montane forest mouse bringing 34 grams to the scale
- Dryad shrew tenrec bringing 40 grams to the scale