Animal Weight

How much does a Montane bamboo rat weight?

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

An adult Montane bamboo rat (Dactylomys peruanus) on average weights 382 grams (0.84 lbs).

The Montane bamboo rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Dactylomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 28.5 cm (1′ 0″).

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 montane bamboo rat or Peruvian bamboo rat (Dactylomys peruanus), is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Animals of the same family as a Montane bamboo rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Montane bamboo rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dactylomys peruanus: