Animal Size

Short-haired water rat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Short-haired water rat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Short-haired water rat (Paraleptomys wilhelmina) reaches an average size of 11.8 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 33 grams (0.07 lbs). The Short-haired water rat (genus: Paraleptomys) 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.

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The short-haired water rat (Paraleptomys wilhelmina) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. There are two currently undescribed species allied with this taxon.

Animals of the same family as a Short-haired water rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Short-haired water rat

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

Animals with the same weight as a Short-haired water rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Paraleptomys wilhelmina: