Animal Weight

How much does a Black-spotted cuscus weight?

It is hard to guess what a Black-spotted cuscus weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Black-spotted cuscus (Spilocuscus rufoniger) on average weights 6 kg (13.23 lbs).

The Black-spotted cuscus is from the family Phalangeridae (genus: Spilocuscus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 45.8 cm (1′ 7″). Usually, Black-spotted cuscuss have 1 babies per litter.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Black-spotted cuscus is 6 kg (13.23 lbs)

The black-spotted cuscus (Spilocuscus rufoniger) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae. It is among the largest members of the family, only being surpassed by the bear cuscus. It is a relatively colourful species found in forests of northern New Guinea. It is threatened by hunting and habitat loss, and has already disappeared from large parts of its range. Consequently, it is rated as Critically Endangered by IUCN.

Animals of the same family as a Black-spotted cuscus

We found other animals of the Phalangeridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-spotted cuscus

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Spilocuscus rufoniger:

Animals with the same litter size as a Black-spotted cuscus

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