Animal Weight

How much does a Pará spiny tree-rat weight?

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

An adult Pará spiny tree-rat (Mesomys stimulax) on average weights 108 grams (0.24 lbs).

The Pará spiny tree-rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Mesomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.5 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 Pará spiny tree rat, Mesomys stimulax, or Surinam spiny tree rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.

Animals of the same family as a Pará spiny tree-rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Pará spiny tree-rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mesomys stimulax: