Animal Weight

How much does a New Guinean rat weight?

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

An adult New Guinean rat (Rattus novaeguineae) on average weights 133 grams (0.29 lbs).

The New Guinean rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Rattus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 17.7 cm (0′ 7″). Usually, New Guinean rats have 5 babies per litter.

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 New Guinean rat (Rattus novaeguineae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found only in parts of central Papua New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a New Guinean rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a New Guinean rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rattus novaeguineae:

Animals with the same size as a New Guinean rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as New Guinean rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a New Guinean rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (5) as a New Guinean rat: