Animal Weight

How much does a Pacific spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Pacific spiny rat (Proechimys decumanus) on average weights 284 grams (0.63 lbs).

The Pacific spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Proechimys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 22 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Pacific spiny rat (Proechimys decumanus) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in Ecuador and Peru.

Animals of the same family as a Pacific spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Pacific spiny rat

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