Animal Weight

How much does a Red rock rat weight?

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

An adult Red rock rat (Aethomys chrysophilus) on average weights 81 grams (0.18 lbs).

The Red rock rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Aethomys). It is usually born with about 4 grams (0.01 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.1 cm (0′ 6″). Usually, Red rock rats have 3 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 average adult weight of a Red rock rat is 81 grams (0.18 lbs)

The red rock rat, or red veld rat, (Aethomys chrysophilus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae native to southern Africa.

Animals of the same family as a Red rock rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Red rock rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Aethomys chrysophilus:

Animals with the same size as a Red rock rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Red rock rat

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