Animal Size

Brown-eared woolly opossum size: How big do they get?

How big does a Brown-eared woolly opossum get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Brown-eared woolly opossum (Caluromys lanatus) reaches an average size of 27.3 cm (0′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 5 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 351 grams (0.77 lbs). The Brown-eared woolly opossum (genus: Caluromys) is a member of the family Didelphidae.

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 brown-eared woolly opossum (Caluromys lanatus), also known as the western woolly opossum, is an opossum from South America. It was first described by German naturalist Ignaz von Olfers in 1818. The opossum is characterized by a brown to reddish brown coat and similarly colored limbs, yellow to orange underbelly, hairless, brown ears with a hint of pink, and a tail furred on the back for up to half of its length. The brown-eared woolly opossum is nocturnal (active mainly at night), solitary and omnivorous. The IUCN lists it as least concern.

Animals of the same family as a Brown-eared woolly opossum

We found other animals of the Didelphidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Brown-eared woolly opossum

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Brown-eared woolly opossum:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Brown-eared woolly opossum

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Brown-eared woolly opossum:

Animals with the same weight as a Brown-eared woolly opossum

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Caluromys lanatus: