Animal Weight

How much does a Magdalena spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Magdalena spiny rat (Proechimys magdalenae) on average weights 284 grams (0.63 lbs).

The Magdalena 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 Magdalena spiny rat (Proechimys magdalenae) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is endemic to Colombia.

Animals of the same family as a Magdalena spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Magdalena spiny rat

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