Animal Weight

How much does a Colombian spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Colombian spiny rat (Proechimys canicollis) on average weights 312 grams (0.69 lbs).

The Colombian spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Proechimys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 42.8 cm (1′ 5″).

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 Colombian spiny-rat (Proechimys canicollis) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela.

Animals of the same family as a Colombian spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Colombian spiny rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Proechimys canicollis: