Animal Size

Cape York rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Cape York rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Cape York rat (Rattus leucopus) reaches an average size of 18.9 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 200 grams (0.44 lbs). A Cape York rat has 3 babies at once. The Cape York rat (genus: Rattus) 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.

The Cape York rat (Rattus leucopus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in southern New Guinea, in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, and in Cape York Peninsula in Australia.

Animals of the same family as a Cape York rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Cape York rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Cape York rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Cape York rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Cape York rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Cape York rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rattus leucopus: