Animal Size

Collared tuco-tuco size: How big do they get?

How big does a Collared tuco-tuco get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Collared tuco-tuco (Ctenomys torquatus) reaches an average size of 18.7 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 210 grams (0.46 lbs). A Collared tuco-tuco has 2 babies at once. The Collared tuco-tuco (genus: Ctenomys) is a member of the family Ctenomyidae.

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 Collared tuco-tuco is  (0' 8

The collared tuco-tuco (Ctenomys torquatus) is a tuco-tuco species from South America. It is found in southern Brazil, Uruguay and northern Argentina where it lives underground in a burrow it digs in savannah habitats. It is a relatively common species and the IUCN has assessed its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Collared tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Collared tuco-tuco

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Collared tuco-tuco:

Animals with the same litter size as a Collared tuco-tuco

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Collared tuco-tuco:

Animals with the same weight as a Collared tuco-tuco

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Ctenomys torquatus: