Animal Weight

How much does a Collared tuco-tuco weight?

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

An adult Collared tuco-tuco (Ctenomys torquatus) on average weights 210 grams (0.46 lbs).

The Collared tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.7 cm (0′ 8″). Usually, Collared tuco-tucos have 2 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 Collared tuco-tuco is 210 grams (0.46 lbs)

The collared tuco-tuco (Ctenomys torquatus) is a tuco-tuco species from South America. It is found in southern Brazil, Uruguay and northern Argentina where it lives underground in a burrow it digs in savannah habitats. It is a relatively common species and the IUCN has assessed its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Animals of the same family as a Collared tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Collared tuco-tuco

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

Animals with the same size as a Collared tuco-tuco

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Collared tuco-tuco

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Collared tuco-tuco: