Animal Size

Earless water rat size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Earless water rat (Crossomys moncktoni) reaches an average size of 19.3 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 168 grams (0.37 lbs). A Earless water rat has 1 babies at once. The Earless water rat (genus: Crossomys) 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 earless water rat (Crossomys moncktoni) is a New Guinea rodent, part of the Hydromys group of the subfamily of Old World rats and mice (Murinae). It is the only species of the genus Crossomys. This species is probably most closely related to Baiyankamys. It is still unclear to which species this group is related. It is one of the most aquatically adapted rodents of the world.

Animals of the same family as a Earless water rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Earless water rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Earless water rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Earless water rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Earless water rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Crossomys moncktoni: