Animal Weight

How much does a Dark-tailed tree rat weight?

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

An adult Dark-tailed tree rat (Niviventer cremoriventer) on average weights 71 grams (0.16 lbs).

The Dark-tailed tree rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Niviventer). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15.9 cm (0′ 7″). Usually, Dark-tailed tree rats have 3 babies per litter.

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 Dark-tailed tree rat is 71 grams (0.16 lbs)

The dark-tailed tree rat or Sundaic arboreal niviventer (Niviventer cremoriventer) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found on the Malay Peninsula (Thailand, Malaysia), including some offshore islands (Myanmar: Mergui Archipelago), and in parts of the Malay Archipelago (Singapore; Indonesia: Anambas Islands, Sumatra, Nias, Belitung (=Billiton), Bangka Island, Java, Bali; Borneo and some its offshore islands). It might be a species complex.Dark-tailed tree rat is a common species that lives both arboreally and on the ground in primary forest habitats and also secondary wooded habitats, but not outside forests. Such habitats are being lost, especially in the lowland areas, representing a threat to this species.

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

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

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Niviventer cremoriventer:

Animals with the same size as a Dark-tailed tree rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Dark-tailed tree rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Dark-tailed tree rat: