Animal Weight

How much does a Napo spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Napo spiny rat (Proechimys quadruplicatus) on average weights 284 grams (0.63 lbs).

The Napo 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 average adult weight of a Napo spiny rat is 284 grams (0.63 lbs)

The Napo spiny rat, Proechimys quadruplicatus, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Animals of the same family as a Napo spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Napo spiny rat

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