It is hard to guess what a Middle East blind mole-rat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Middle East blind mole-rat (Spalax ehrenbergi) on average weights 164 grams (0.36 lbs).
The Middle East blind mole-rat is from the family Spalacidae (genus: Spalax). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 49.9 cm (1′ 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 Middle East blind mole-rat or Israel/Palestine mole-rat (Spalax ehrenbergi) (also known as Nannospalax ehrenbergi) is a species of rodent in the family Spalacidae.
Animals of the same family as a Middle East blind mole-rat
We found other animals of the Spalacidae family:
Animals with the same weight as a Middle East blind mole-rat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Spalax ehrenbergi:
- Ricefield rat bringing 165 grams to the scale
- Porteous’s tuco-tuco bringing 192 grams to the scale
- Egyptian fruit bat bringing 132 grams to the scale
- Lunda rope squirrel bringing 135 grams to the scale
- Alston’s mouse opossum bringing 132 grams to the scale
- Large New Guinea spiny rat bringing 194 grams to the scale
- Val’s gundi bringing 174 grams to the scale
- Brush-tailed rabbit rat bringing 175 grams to the scale
- Anthony’s woodrat bringing 195 grams to the scale
- Bryant’s woodrat bringing 182 grams to the scale