Animal Size

Cuban solenodon size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cubanus) reaches an average size of 34.9 cm (1′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 6.5 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 806 grams (1.78 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Cuban solenodons have 1 babies about 3 times per year. The Cuban solenodon (genus: Solenodon) is a member of the family Solenodontidae.

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 Cuban solenodon or almiqui (Solenodon cubanus), is a species of eulipotyphlan endemic to Cuba. It belongs to the family Solenodontidae along with a similar species, the Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus). The solenodon is unusual among mammals in that its saliva is venomous.

Animals of the same family as a Cuban solenodon

We found other animals of the Solenodontidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Cuban solenodon

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Cuban solenodon

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Cuban solenodon:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Cuban solenodon

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Cuban solenodon:

Animals with the same weight as a Cuban solenodon

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Solenodon cubanus: