Animal Weight

How much does a African groove-toothed rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a African groove-toothed rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult African groove-toothed rat (Mylomys dybowskii) on average weights 111 grams (0.24 lbs).

The African groove-toothed rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Mylomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 39 cm (1′ 4″). Usually, African groove-toothed rats have 4 babies per litter.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The African groove-toothed rat or mill rat (Mylomys dybowskii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Angola, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a African groove-toothed rat

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Animals with the same weight as a African groove-toothed rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mylomys dybowskii:

Animals with the same litter size as a African groove-toothed rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a African groove-toothed rat: