Animal Size

Dusky field rat size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Dusky field rat (Rattus sordidus) reaches an average size of 15.9 cm (0′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 157 grams (0.35 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 3 grams (0.01 lbs). A Dusky field rat has 5 babies at once. The Dusky field 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 dusky field rat (Rattus sordidus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. In Australia it is found in northern Queensland and along the east coast as far south as Shoalwater Bay.

Animals of the same family as a Dusky field rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Dusky field rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Dusky field rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Dusky field rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Dusky field rat

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