Animal Weight

How much does a Van Deusen’s rat weight?

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

An adult Van Deusen’s rat (Stenomys vandeuseni) on average weights 67 grams (0.15 lbs).

The Van Deusen’s rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Stenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 13.5 cm (0′ 6″). Usually, Van Deusen’s rats have 2 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.

Van Deusen’s rat (Rattus vandeuseni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is endemic to the mountains of southeast Papua New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a Van Deusen’s rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Van Deusen’s rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Stenomys vandeuseni:

Animals with the same size as a Van Deusen’s rat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Van Deusen’s rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Van Deusen’s rat: