Animal Weight

How much does a Atlantic bamboo rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Atlantic bamboo rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Atlantic bamboo rat (Kannabateomys amblyonyx) on average weights 600 grams (1.32 lbs).

The Atlantic bamboo rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Kannabateomys). They can live for up to 1.58 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.2 cm (0′ 5″). Usually, Atlantic bamboo rats have 1 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 Atlantic bamboo rat (Kannabateomys amblyonyx), or southern bamboo rat, is a spiny rat species from South America, found in humid tropical forests in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. It is the only member of the genus Kannabateomys.

Animals of the same family as a Atlantic bamboo rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Atlantic bamboo rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Kannabateomys amblyonyx:

Animals with the same litter size as a Atlantic bamboo rat

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Atlantic bamboo rat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Atlantic bamboo rat: