Categories
Animal Size

Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat (Protochromys fellowsi) reaches an average size of 14.2 cm (0′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 78 grams (0.17 lbs). A Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat has 2 babies at once. The Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat (genus: Protochromys) 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 red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat (Protochromys fellowsi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Protochromys.It is found only in Papua New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Protochromys fellowsi: