Animal Weight

How much does a Guyenne spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Guyenne spiny rat (Proechimys cayennensis) on average weights 315 grams (0.69 lbs).

The Guyenne spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Proechimys). It is usually born with about 24 grams (0.05 lbs). They can live for up to 4.75 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 22 cm (0′ 9″). Usually, Guyenne spiny rats have 2 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 Guyenne spiny-rat, Proechimys guyannensis, or Cayenne spiny rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Surinam and Venezuela.

Animals of the same family as a Guyenne spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Guyenne spiny rat

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

Animals with the same size as a Guyenne spiny rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Guyenne spiny rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Guyenne spiny rat

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Guyenne spiny rat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Guyenne spiny rat: