Animal Size

Short-footed Luzon tree rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Short-footed Luzon tree rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Short-footed Luzon tree rat (Carpomys melanurus) reaches an average size of 20 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A Short-footed Luzon tree rat has 1 babies at once. The Short-footed Luzon tree rat (genus: Carpomys) 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 average adult size of a Short-footed Luzon tree rat is  (0' 8

The short-footed Luzon tree rat or greater dwarf cloud rat (Carpomys melanurus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in the Philippines, specifically in northern Luzon. Its natural habitat is tropical moist montane forests.This species was long thought to be extinct. In 2008, Filipino researchers including Dr. Danilo Balete found a specimen in the canopy of Mount Pulag National Park, the first scientifically observed individual of the species since 1896. The captured individual was “about 185 grams and has dense soft reddish-brown fur, a black mask around large dark eyes, small rounded ears, a broad and blunt snout and a long tail covered with dark hair”.

Animals of the same family as a Short-footed Luzon tree rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Short-footed Luzon tree rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Short-footed Luzon tree rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Short-footed Luzon tree rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Short-footed Luzon tree rat: