Animal Weight

How much does a Woolly-headed spiny tree-rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Woolly-headed spiny tree-rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Woolly-headed spiny tree-rat (Mesomys leniceps) on average weights 108 grams (0.24 lbs).

The Woolly-headed spiny tree-rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Mesomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.5 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 woolly-headed spiny tree-rat (Mesomys leniceps) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is endemic to Peru.The etymology of the species name corresponds to the Latin word leniceps constructed from lēnis meaning calm, gentle, and the suffix -ceps meaning headed.

Animals of the same family as a Woolly-headed spiny tree-rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Woolly-headed spiny tree-rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mesomys leniceps: