Animal Weight

How much does a Sloggett’s vlei rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Sloggett’s vlei rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Sloggett’s vlei rat (Myotomys sloggetti) on average weights 106 grams (0.23 lbs).

The Sloggett’s vlei rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Myotomys). It is usually born with about 11 grams (0.02 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.2 cm (0′ 3″). On average, Sloggett’s vlei rats can have babies 4 times per year with a litter size of 1.

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 Sloggett's vlei rat is 106 grams (0.23 lbs)

Sloggett’s vlei rat or ice rat (Myotomys sloggetti) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in southern Lesotho and South Africa where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, swamps, and rocky areas. Its name commemorates Col. Arthur Sloggett who served in South Africa and collected at Deelfontein in 1902. This is a common species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated it as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Sloggett’s vlei rat

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Animals with the same weight as a Sloggett’s vlei rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myotomys sloggetti:

Animals with the same litter size as a Sloggett’s vlei rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Sloggett’s vlei rat: