Animal Age

How old does a Wood lemming get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Wood lemming reaches?

An adult Wood lemming (Myopus schisticolor) usually gets as old as 1 years.

Wood lemmings are around 23 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 5 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Muridae family (genus: Myopus), a Wood lemming caries out around 5 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 2 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 36.3 cm (1′ 3″).

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 Wood lemming gets as old as 1 years

The wood lemming (Myopus schisticolor) is a species of rodents in the family Cricetidae. It belongs to the rodent subfamily Arvicolinae, so is a relative of the voles, lemmings, and muskrats.It is found in the taiga biome of China, Finland, Mongolia, Norway, Russia, and Sweden.

Animals of the same family as a Wood lemming

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

Animals that reach the same age as Wood lemming

With an average age of 1 years, Wood lemming are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Wood lemming

The same number of babies at once (5) are born by:

Weighting as much as Wood lemming

A fully grown Wood lemming reaches around 30 grams (0.07 lbs). So do these animals: