Animal Weight

How much does a Dusky spiny tree-rat weight?

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

An adult Dusky spiny tree-rat (Mesomys obscurus) on average weights 108 grams (0.24 lbs).

The Dusky spiny tree-rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Mesomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.5 cm (0′ 8″).

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 spiny tree rat (Makalata obscura) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is endemic to Brazil.The etymology of the species name corresponds to the Latin word obscurus meaning dark.

Animals of the same family as a Dusky spiny tree-rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Dusky spiny tree-rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mesomys obscurus: