Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser hamster-rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Lesser hamster-rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Lesser hamster-rat (Beamys hindei) on average weights 75 grams (0.17 lbs).

The Lesser hamster-rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Beamys). It is usually born with about 3 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.9 cm (0′ 6″). On average, Lesser hamster-rats can have babies 5 times per year with a litter size of 3.

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 lesser hamster-rat or long-tailed pouched rat (Beamys hindei) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser hamster-rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser hamster-rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Beamys hindei:

Animals with the same size as a Lesser hamster-rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Lesser hamster-rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Lesser hamster-rat: