Animal Weight

How much does a Luzon hairy-tailed rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Luzon hairy-tailed rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Luzon hairy-tailed rat (Batomys granti) on average weights 170 grams (0.37 lbs).

The Luzon hairy-tailed rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Batomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 20.4 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Luzon hairy-tailed rat is 170 grams (0.37 lbs)

The Luzon forest rat or Luzon hairy-tailed rat (Batomys granti) is one of five species of rodent in the genus Batomys. It is in the diverse family Muridae.This species is found only in the Philippines. This species was the first of the five to be identified and stayed the sole indicator for the genus for roughly 75 years, until 1988. Majority of this species lives on Mount Data which is one of several mountains in the Cordillera Mountains region of Northern Luzon.

Animals of the same family as a Luzon hairy-tailed rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Luzon hairy-tailed rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Batomys granti:

Animals with the same size as a Luzon hairy-tailed rat

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