Animal Size

Giluwe rat size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Giluwe rat (Rattus giluwensis) reaches an average size of 15 cm (0′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Giluwe 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 Giluwe rat (Rattus giluwensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Papua New Guinea, on Mount Giluwe and the subalpine grasslands of the Kaijende Highlands.

Animals of the same family as a Giluwe rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Giluwe rat

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