Animal Weight

How much does a Minca spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Minca spiny rat (Proechimys mincae) on average weights 284 grams (0.63 lbs).

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

Animals of the same family as a Minca spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Minca spiny rat

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