Animal Weight

How much does a Dusky field rat weight?

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

An adult Dusky field rat (Rattus sordidus) on average weights 157 grams (0.35 lbs).

The Dusky field rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Rattus). It is usually born with about 3 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15.9 cm (0′ 7″). Usually, Dusky field rats have 5 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 dusky field rat (Rattus sordidus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. In Australia it is found in northern Queensland and along the east coast as far south as Shoalwater Bay.

Animals of the same family as a Dusky field rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Dusky field rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rattus sordidus:

Animals with the same size as a Dusky field rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Dusky field rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Dusky field rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a Dusky field rat: