Animal Weight

How much does a Greater bandicoot rat weight?

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

An adult Greater bandicoot rat (Bandicota indica) on average weights 583 grams (1.29 lbs).

The Greater bandicoot rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Bandicota). It is usually born with about 9 grams (0.02 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 4 cm (0′ 2″). Usually, Greater bandicoot rats have 6 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 average adult weight of a Greater bandicoot rat is 583 grams (1.29 lbs)

The greater bandicoot rat (Bandicota indica) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.It can grow to about 27–29 cm without including the tail which tail can grow to 28 cm. These should not be confused with marsupial bandicoots which inhabit Australia and neighbouring New Guinea, which were named after the bandicota rats.

Animals of the same family as a Greater bandicoot rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater bandicoot rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Bandicota indica:

Animals with the same litter size as a Greater bandicoot rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (6) as a Greater bandicoot rat: