Animal Size

Père David’s vole size: How big do they get?

How big does a Père David’s vole get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Père David’s vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) reaches an average size of 9.3 cm (0′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 19 grams (0.04 lbs). A Père David’s vole has 1 babies at once. The Père David’s vole (genus: Eothenomys) is a member of the family Muridae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

Père David’s vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in China, Myanmar, Taiwan, and Thailand. This species is a member of the melanogaster group, one of the two main groups of Eothenomys voles. Its dorsal pelage is dark brown, often nearly black, and the ventral pelage is gray, sometimes brown. The tail is shorter than the body. This species is found in pine/rhododendron forests.

Animals of the same family as a Père David’s vole

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Père David’s vole

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Père David’s vole:

Animals with the same litter size as a Père David’s vole

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Père David’s vole:

Animals with the same weight as a Père David’s vole

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Eothenomys melanogaster: