Animal Weight

How much does a Ansell’s mole-rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Ansell’s mole-rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Ansell’s mole-rat (Cryptomys anselli) on average weights 85 grams (0.19 lbs).

The Ansell’s mole-rat is from the family Bathyergidae (genus: Cryptomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 21.4 cm (0′ 9″).

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 average adult weight of a Ansell's mole-rat is 85 grams (0.19 lbs)

Ansell’s mole-rat (Fukomys anselli) is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae. It is endemic to Zambia. Its natural habitats are moist savanna and miombo forests. It is noted for its very long tunnels, up to 2.8 km (1.7 mi) for a single colony of only ten individuals.

Animals of the same family as a Ansell’s mole-rat

We found other animals of the Bathyergidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Ansell’s mole-rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cryptomys anselli: