Animal Weight

How much does a Tome’s spiny rat weight?

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

An adult Tome’s spiny rat (Proechimys gorgonae) on average weights 285 grams (0.63 lbs).

The Tome’s spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Proechimys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.7 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 average adult weight of a Tome's spiny rat is 285 grams (0.63 lbs)

Tome’s spiny rat (Proechimys semispinosus), also known as Tomes’ spiny rat or the Central American spiny rat, is a species of spiny rat distributed from Honduras to Ecuador. The IUCN has assessed its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Tome’s spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Tome’s spiny rat

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