Animal Weight

How much does a Mole-like rice tenrec weight?

It is hard to guess what a Mole-like rice tenrec weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Mole-like rice tenrec (Oryzorictes hova) on average weights 34 grams (0.07 lbs).

The Mole-like rice tenrec is from the family Tenrecidae (genus: Oryzorictes). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.4 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Mole-like rice tenrec is 34 grams (0.07 lbs)

The mole-like rice tenrec (Oryzorictes hova), also known as the fossorial tenrec or hova rice tenrec, is a species of mammal in the tenrec family. Like all other tenrecs, it is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, swamps, freshwater lakes, irrigated land, and seasonally flooded agricultural land. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Mole-like rice tenrec

We found other animals of the Tenrecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mole-like rice tenrec

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Oryzorictes hova:

Animals with the same size as a Mole-like rice tenrec

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Mole-like rice tenrec: