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How much does a Nectomys rattus weight?

It is hard to guess what a Nectomys rattus weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Nectomys rattus (Nectomys rattus) on average weights 248 grams (0.55 lbs).

The Nectomys rattus is from the family Cricetidae (genus: Nectomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.8 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.

Nectomys rattus, the small-footed bristly mouse, Amazonian nectomys, Amazonian mouse, or common water rat is a species of rodent in the genus Nectomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela, where it lives in a variety of habitats including lowland tropical rainforest, cerrado and caatinga. It is mainly found in areas close to water. It was recognized as distinct only in 2000 and its limits with other Nectomys, including Nectomys apicalis and Nectomys squamipes, remain unclear.

Animals of the same family as a Nectomys rattus

We found other animals of the Cricetidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Nectomys rattus

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Nectomys rattus: