Animal Age

How old does a Günther’s vole get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Günther’s vole reaches?

An adult Günther’s vole (Microtus guentheri) usually gets as old as 3.83 years.

Günther’s voles are around 21 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.3 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Muridae family (genus: Microtus), a Günther’s vole caries out around 6 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 Günther's vole gets as old as 3.83 years

Günther’s vole (Microtus guentheri) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae, also known by the name Levant vole.It is found in Bulgaria, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, Syria, Turkey, and Libya. In Libya, its natural habitats are temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and arable land. In Israel, it is common in lowland agricultural fields, in peak years becoming a major crop pest.

Animals of the same family as a Günther’s vole

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

Animals that reach the same age as Günther’s vole

With an average age of 3.83 years, Günther’s vole are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Günther’s vole

The same number of babies at once (6) are born by:

Weighting as much as Günther’s vole

A fully grown Günther’s vole reaches around 50 grams (0.11 lbs). So do these animals: