Animal Weight

How much does a Ochre mole-rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Ochre mole-rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Ochre mole-rat (Cryptomys ochraceocinereus) on average weights 200 grams (0.44 lbs).

The Ochre mole-rat is from the family Bathyergidae (genus: Cryptomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 21.4 cm (0′ 9″). On average, Ochre mole-rats can have babies 2 times per year with a litter size of 3.

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 Ochre mole-rat (Fukomys ochraceocinereus) is a species of rodent in the family Bathyergidae.It is found in Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, caves, and arable land.

Animals of the same family as a Ochre mole-rat

We found other animals of the Bathyergidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Ochre mole-rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cryptomys ochraceocinereus:

Animals with the same litter size as a Ochre mole-rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Ochre mole-rat: