Animal Weight

How much does a Guaira spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Guaira spiny rat (Proechimys guairae) on average weights 349 grams (0.77 lbs).

The Guaira spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Proechimys). It is usually born with about 25 grams (0.06 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.7 cm (0′ 8″). On average, Guaira spiny rats can have babies 4 times per year with a litter size of 2.

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 Guaira spiny-rat (Proechimys guairae) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is endemic to Venezuela. It is commonly referred to as ‘casiragua’ to avoid confusion with true rats (Muroidea)

Animals of the same family as a Guaira spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Guaira spiny rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Proechimys guairae:

Animals with the same litter size as a Guaira spiny rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Guaira spiny rat: