Animal Weight

How much does a Magdalena rat weight?

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

An adult Magdalena rat (Xenomys nelsoni) on average weights 130 grams (0.29 lbs).

The Magdalena rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Xenomys). It is usually born with about 5 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 37.5 cm (1′ 3″). Usually, Magdalena rats have 1 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 Magdalena rat (Xenomys nelsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae which is found only in a small region of western Mexico.It is the only species in the genus Xenomys. The common name comes from the village where the first specimen was collected, and the second part of the scientific name refers to the collector.

Animals of the same family as a Magdalena rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Magdalena rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Xenomys nelsoni:

Animals with the same litter size as a Magdalena rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Magdalena rat: