It is hard to guess what a Annandale’s rat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Annandale’s rat (Rattus annandalei) on average weights 197 grams (0.43 lbs).
The Annandale’s rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Rattus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 67.9 cm (2′ 3″).
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.
Annandale’s rat (Sundamys annandalei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Indonesia (Sumatra), Peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore. It was classified as Rattus annandalei until 2017, but mitochondrial and nuclear DNA show that it belongs to the rat genus Sundamys.
Animals of the same family as a Annandale’s rat
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Mexican woodrat with a weight of 203 grams
- Large-scaled mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 117 grams
- Western mouse with a weight of 34 grams
- Eastern chestnut mouse with a weight of 79 grams
- Biting chinchilla mouse with a weight of 82 grams
- Dark bolo mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- El Carrizo deer mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- Cutch rat with 5 babies per litter
- Creek groove-toothed swamp rat with a weight of 121 grams
- Dent’s vlei rat with a weight of 120 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Annandale’s rat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rattus annandalei:
- Cameroon scaly-tail bringing 200 grams to the scale
- Saharan striped polecat bringing 218 grams to the scale
- White-bellied nesomys bringing 214 grams to the scale
- Fischer’s guiara bringing 188 grams to the scale
- Maxomys baeodon bringing 159 grams to the scale
- Chestnut-bellied spiny rat bringing 159 grams to the scale
- Argentine tuco-tuco bringing 221 grams to the scale
- Hairy-tailed antsangy bringing 219 grams to the scale
- White-tailed antsangy bringing 205 grams to the scale
- Mendoza tuco-tuco bringing 179 grams to the scale