Animal Weight

How much does a Cape York melomys weight?

It is hard to guess what a Cape York melomys weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Cape York melomys (Melomys capensis) on average weights 70 grams (0.15 lbs).

The Cape York melomys is from the family Muridae (genus: Melomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 13.6 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Cape York mosaic-tailed rat, or Cape York melomys (Melomys capensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Australia, on the Cape York Peninsula.

Animals of the same family as a Cape York melomys

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Cape York melomys

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Melomys capensis:

Animals with the same size as a Cape York melomys

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Cape York melomys: