Animal Weight

How much does a Ricefield rat weight?

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

An adult Ricefield rat (Rattus argentiventer) on average weights 165 grams (0.36 lbs).

The Ricefield rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Rattus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.3 cm (0′ 8″). Usually, Ricefield rats have 9 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 Ricefield rat is 165 grams (0.36 lbs)

The ricefield rat (Rattus argentiventer) is a species of rat found throughout Southeast Asia.

Animals of the same family as a Ricefield rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Ricefield rat

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

Animals with the same size as a Ricefield rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Ricefield rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (9) as a Ricefield rat: