Animal Age

How old does a Sumichrast’s vesper rat get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Sumichrast’s vesper rat reaches?

An adult Sumichrast’s vesper rat (Nyctomys sumichrasti) usually gets as old as 5.17 years.

Sumichrast’s vesper rats are around 33 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 5.1 cm (0′ 3″). As a member of the Muridae family (genus: Nyctomys), a Sumichrast’s vesper rat caries out around 2 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 8 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 30 cm (1′ 0″).

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 Sumichrast's vesper rat gets as old as 5.17 years

Sumichrast’s vesper rat (Nyctomys sumichrasti) is a rodent of the family Cricetidae found from southern Mexico to Panama. It is named for the collector of the first specimen, and its closest relative is probably Hatt’s vesper rat, a similar, but slightly smaller, species from the Yucat√°n Peninsula.

Animals of the same family as a Sumichrast’s vesper rat

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

Animals that reach the same age as Sumichrast’s vesper rat

With an average age of 5.17 years, Sumichrast’s vesper rat are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Sumichrast’s vesper rat

The same number of babies at once (2) are born by:

Weighting as much as Sumichrast’s vesper rat

A fully grown Sumichrast’s vesper rat reaches around 59 grams (0.13 lbs). So do these animals: