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Ground cuscus size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Ground cuscus (Phalanger gymnotis) reaches an average size of 45.3 cm (1′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 12 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 2.6 kg (5.73 lbs). A Ground cuscus has 1 babies at once. The Ground 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 Ground cuscus is  (1' 6

The ground cuscus (Phalanger gymnotis) is a marsupial from the order Diprotodontia and belongs within the family Phalangeridae, a diverse family consisting of the other cuscus species and the brushtail possums (Trichosurus spp.) and the scaly-tailed possum (Wyulda squamicaudata).

Animals of the same family as a Ground cuscus

We found other animals of the Phalangeridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Ground cuscus

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Ground cuscus

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Ground cuscus

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Ground cuscus:

Animals with the same weight as a Ground cuscus

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