Animal Weight

How much does a Guyanan spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Guyanan spiny rat (Proechimys hoplomyoides) on average weights 284 grams (0.63 lbs).

The Guyanan spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Proechimys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.7 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Guyanan Spiny-rat, Proechimys hoplomyoides, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela.

Animals of the same family as a Guyanan spiny rat

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Animals with the same weight as a Guyanan spiny rat

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