Animal Age

How old does a Common vole get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Common vole reaches?

An adult Common vole (Microtus arvalis) usually gets as old as 3 years.

Common voles are around 21 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 4.3 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Muridae family (genus: Microtus), a Common vole caries out around 4 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 6 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 11.4 cm (0′ 5″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Common vole gets as old as 3 years

The common vole (Microtus arvalis) is a European rodent.

Animals of the same family as a Common vole

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Muridae):

Animals that reach the same age as Common vole

With an average age of 3 years, Common vole are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Common vole

The same number of babies at once (4) are born by:

Weighting as much as Common vole

A fully grown Common vole reaches around 26 grams (0.06 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Common vole

Those animals grow as big as a Common vole: