Animal Size

Malayan field rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Malayan field rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Malayan field rat (Rattus tiomanicus) reaches an average size of 19 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 119 grams (0.26 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 4 grams (0.01 lbs). A Malayan field rat has 3 babies at once. The Malayan field rat (genus: Rattus) 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 Malayan field rat, Malaysian field rat or Malaysian wood rat, (Rattus tiomanicus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is nocturnal and mainly arboreal and is found in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. It is a common species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed it as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Malayan field rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Malayan field rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Malayan field rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Malayan field rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Malayan field rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Malayan field rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rattus tiomanicus: