Animal Size

Common kusimanse size: How big do they get?

How big does a Common kusimanse get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Common kusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus) reaches an average size of 33.9 cm (1′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 9 years, they grow from 9 grams (0.02 lbs) to 1.39 kg (3.07 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Common kusimanses have 4 babies about 2 times per year. The Common kusimanse (genus: Crossarchus) is a member of the family Herpestidae.

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 Common kusimanse is  (1' 2

The common kusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus), also known as the long-nosed kusimanse or simply cusimanse, is a small, diurnal kusimanse or dwarf mongoose. Of three subfamilies of Herpestidae (Herpestinae, Mungotinae and Galidiinae), the kusimanse is a member of Mungotinae, which are small and very social.

Animals of the same family as a Common kusimanse

We found other animals of the Herpestidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Common kusimanse

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Common kusimanse

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Common kusimanse:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Common kusimanse

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Common kusimanse:

Animals with the same weight as a Common kusimanse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Crossarchus obscurus: