Animal Weight

How much does a Chacoan tuco-tuco weight?

It is hard to guess what a Chacoan tuco-tuco weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Chacoan tuco-tuco (Ctenomys dorsalis) on average weights 166 grams (0.37 lbs).

The Chacoan tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 20 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Chacoan tuco-tuco (Ctenomys dorsalis) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.It is endemic to Paraguay.

Animals of the same family as a Chacoan tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Chacoan tuco-tuco

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Ctenomys dorsalis:

Animals with the same size as a Chacoan tuco-tuco

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