Animal Weight

How much does a Eastern woodrat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Eastern woodrat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana) on average weights 252 grams (0.56 lbs).

The Eastern woodrat is from the family Muridae (genus: Neotoma). It is usually born with about 14 grams (0.03 lbs). They can live for up to 3 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 21.2 cm (0′ 9″). On average, Eastern woodrats can have babies 2 times per year with a litter size of 3.

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 Eastern woodrat is 252 grams (0.56 lbs)

The eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana), also known as the Florida woodrat or bush rat is a pack rat native to the central and Eastern United States. It constructs large dens that may serve as nests for many generations and stores food in outlying caches for the winter. While widespread and not uncommon, it has declined or disappeared in several areas.

Animals of the same family as a Eastern woodrat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern woodrat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neotoma floridana:

Animals with the same size as a Eastern woodrat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Eastern woodrat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Eastern woodrat:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Eastern woodrat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Eastern woodrat: