Animal Size

Eastern common cuscus size: How big do they get?

How big does a Eastern common cuscus get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Eastern common cuscus (Phalanger intercastellanus) reaches an average size of 38.4 cm (1′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 1.75 kg (3.85 lbs). A Eastern common cuscus has 2 babies at once. The Eastern common cuscus (genus: Phalanger) is a member of the family Phalangeridae.

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 Eastern common cuscus is  (1' 4

The eastern common cuscus (Phalanger intercastellanus) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae found in eastern Papua New Guinea. Until recently, it was considered conspecific with P. mimicus, and before that also with P. orientalis.The eastern common cuscus was introduced by humans into the Aru Islands and parts of northern Australia.

Animals of the same family as a Eastern common cuscus

We found other animals of the Phalangeridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Eastern common cuscus

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Eastern common cuscus

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Eastern common cuscus:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern common cuscus

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Phalanger intercastellanus: