It is hard to guess what a Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat (Stenocephalemys griseicauda) on average weights 85 grams (0.19 lbs).
The Gray-tailed 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 gray-tailed narrow-headed rat (Stenocephalemys griseicauda) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in Ethiopia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.It is threatened by habitat loss.
Animals of the same family as a Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Yellow-haired hill rat with a weight of 111 grams
- Maxomys baeodon with a weight of 159 grams
- European pine vole with a weight of 17 grams
- Vogelkop mountain rat with a size of 13.4 cm (0′ 6″)
- Zempoaltepec deer mouse with a weight of 85 grams
- Fly River water rat with a size of 14.6 cm (0′ 6″)
- Senegal gerbil with a weight of 60 grams
- Long-nosed mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 82 grams
- Kolan vole with 1 babies per litter
- Yellow-necked mouse with a weight of 31 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Stenocephalemys griseicauda:
- Allen’s chipmunk bringing 89 grams to the scale
- Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat bringing 78 grams to the scale
- Goldman’s spiny pocket mouse bringing 85 grams to the scale
- Roman mole bringing 92 grams to the scale
- Bocage’s mole-rat bringing 93 grams to the scale
- Oecomys cleberi bringing 73 grams to the scale
- Northern palm squirrel bringing 102 grams to the scale
- Bartels’s spiny rat bringing 88 grams to the scale
- Central American dwarf squirrel bringing 87 grams to the scale
- Eastern chestnut mouse bringing 79 grams to the scale