Animal Weight

How much does a Bolivian bamboo rat weight?

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

An adult Bolivian bamboo rat (Dactylomys boliviensis) on average weights 729 grams (1.61 lbs).

The Bolivian bamboo rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Dactylomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 2.33 meter (7′ 8″).

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 Bolivian bamboo rat (Dactylomys boliviensis), is a species of spiny rat from South America.

Animals of the same family as a Bolivian bamboo rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Bolivian bamboo rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dactylomys boliviensis: