Animal Size

Vogelkop mountain rat size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Vogelkop mountain rat (Rattus arfakiensis) reaches an average size of 13.4 cm (0′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). The Vogelkop mountain 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 Vogelkop mountain rat, Rattus arfakiensis, is a species of rat native to Indonesia. It is found only in the Bird’s Head Peninsula (possibly throughout the Arfak Mountains) of Papua Province, Indonesia.

Animals of the same family as a Vogelkop mountain rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Vogelkop mountain rat

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