Animal Weight

How much does a Chestnut-bellied spiny rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Chestnut-bellied spiny rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Chestnut-bellied spiny rat (Maxomys ochraceiventer) on average weights 159 grams (0.35 lbs).

The Chestnut-bellied spiny rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Maxomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 16.7 cm (0′ 7″).

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 chestnut-bellied spiny rat (Maxomys ochraceiventer) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Animals of the same family as a Chestnut-bellied spiny rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Chestnut-bellied spiny rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Maxomys ochraceiventer:

Animals with the same size as a Chestnut-bellied spiny rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Chestnut-bellied spiny rat: