How big does a Large Luzon forest rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:
A grown Large Luzon forest rat (Bullimus luzonicus) reaches an average size of 24 cm (0′ 10″).
When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Large Luzon forest rat (genus: Bullimus) is a member of the family Muridae.
As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.
The Large Luzon Forest Rat, or Luzon Forest Rat (Bullimus luzonicus) is a species of rodent, the first of three to be described in the genus Bullimus. It is in the diverse family Muridae. It is found only in the Philippines. The rat has been recorded in Aurora, Benguet, and Camarines Sur provinces, and in Balbalasang, Kalinga province.
Animals of the same family as a Large Luzon forest rat
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Libyan jird with 4 babies per litter
- Jackson’s soft-furred mouse with 3 babies per litter
- Hooper’s mouse with 3 babies per litter
- Gracile tateril with 4 babies per litter
- Goldman’s water mouse with a weight of 38 grams
- Guinea multimammate mouse with 11 babies per litter
- Gray-tailed narrow-headed rat with a weight of 85 grams
- Western white-eared giant rat with a size of 31 cm (1′ 1″)
- Sumichrast’s vesper rat with 2 babies per litter
- Nectomys squamipes with a size of 18.2 cm (0′ 8″)
Animals with the same size as a Large Luzon forest rat
Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Large Luzon forest rat:
- European water vole with a size of 19.3 cm (0′ 8″)
- Gray four-eyed opossum with a size of 26.5 cm (0′ 11″)
- Smoky pocket gopher with a size of 21.4 cm (0′ 9″)
- Sulawesi naked-backed fruit bat with a size of 20.3 cm (0′ 8″)
- Greater dwarf lemur with a size of 22.5 cm (0′ 9″)
- Microcebus coquereli with a size of 23.1 cm (0′ 10″)
- Southern Palawan tree squirrel with a size of 21 cm (0′ 9″)
- Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat with a size of 26.5 cm (0′ 11″)
- Round-tailed muskrat with a size of 19.9 cm (0′ 8″)
- Gray-backed sportive lemur with a size of 25.5 cm (0′ 11″)