Animal Weight

How much does a Black-tailed tree rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Black-tailed tree rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Black-tailed tree rat (Thallomys nigricauda) on average weights 125 grams (0.28 lbs).

The Black-tailed tree rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Thallomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 100 cm (3′ 4″).

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 Black-tailed tree rat is 125 grams (0.28 lbs)

The black-tailed tree rat, also called black-tailed acacia rat or black-tailed thallomys, (Thallomys nigricauda), is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is both nocturnal and arboreal and makes bulky nests in the trees, often acacias, where it feeds on leaves and buds.

Animals of the same family as a Black-tailed tree rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-tailed tree rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Thallomys nigricauda: