It is hard to guess what a Ethiopian narrow-headed rat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Ethiopian narrow-headed rat (Stenocephalemys albocaudata) on average weights 144 grams (0.32 lbs).
The Ethiopian narrow-headed rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Stenocephalemys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 2.44 meter (8′ 1″).
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 Ethiopian narrow-headed rat (Stenocephalemys albocaudata) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Ethiopia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.
Animals of the same family as a Ethiopian narrow-headed rat
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Cactus mouse with a weight of 22 grams
- Silky mouse with a weight of 23 grams
- Red hocicudo with a weight of 82 grams
- Lorentz’s mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 150 grams
- Greater long-tailed hamster with a weight of 13 grams
- Southern giant slender-tailed cloud rat bringing 1.84 kilos (4.06 lbs) to the scale
- Greater bandicoot rat with a weight of 583 grams
- Bush vlei rat with a weight of 102 grams
- Kaiser’s rock rat with a weight of 90 grams
- Olrog’s chaco mouse with a weight of 32 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Ethiopian narrow-headed rat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Stenocephalemys albocaudata:
- Chacoan tuco-tuco bringing 166 grams to the scale
- Buettikofer’s epauletted fruit bat bringing 135 grams to the scale
- Edible dormouse bringing 128 grams to the scale
- Peleng tarsier bringing 165 grams to the scale
- Talas tuco-tuco bringing 141 grams to the scale
- Lowland streaked tenrec bringing 129 grams to the scale
- Smoky pocket gopher bringing 150 grams to the scale
- Furtive tuco-tuco bringing 150 grams to the scale
- Mindoro striped rat bringing 152 grams to the scale
- Pygmy ringtail possum bringing 151 grams to the scale