It is hard to guess what a Greater naked-tailed armadillo weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Greater naked-tailed armadillo (Cabassous tatouay) on average weights 5.35 kg (11.79 lbs).
The Greater naked-tailed armadillo is from the family Dasypodidae (genus: Cabassous). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 41.6 cm (1′ 5″).
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 greater naked-tailed armadillo (Cabassous tatouay) is an armadillo species from South America.
Animals of the same family as a Greater naked-tailed armadillo
We found other animals of the Dasypodidae family:
- Brazilian three-banded armadillo bringing 1.49 kilos (3.28 lbs) to the scale
- Llanos long-nosed armadillo bringing 1.15 kilos (2.54 lbs) to the scale
- Southern naked-tailed armadillo bringing 4.06 kilos (8.95 lbs) to the scale
- Nine-banded armadillo bringing 3.98 kilos (8.77 lbs) to the scale
- Big hairy armadillo bringing 4.46 kilos (9.83 lbs) to the scale
- Hairy long-nosed armadillo bringing 4.44 kilos (9.79 lbs) to the scale
- Seven-banded armadillo bringing 1.53 kilos (3.37 lbs) to the scale
- Pichi bringing 1.49 kilos (3.28 lbs) to the scale
- Andean hairy armadillo bringing 2.14 kilos (4.72 lbs) to the scale
- Six-banded armadillo bringing 4.76 kilos (10.49 lbs) to the scale
Animals with the same weight as a Greater naked-tailed armadillo
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cabassous tatouay:
- Red-necked pademelon with a weight of 5.4 kilos (11.9 lbs)
- Coypu with a weight of 6.36 kilos (14.02 lbs)
- Black howler with a weight of 5.58 kilos (12.3 lbs)
- Unadorned rock-wallaby with a weight of 4.56 kilos (10.05 lbs)
- White-fronted surili with a weight of 6.12 kilos (13.49 lbs)
- Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth with a weight of 5.7 kilos (12.57 lbs)
- Olympic marmot with a weight of 6.3 kilos (13.89 lbs)
- Plains viscacha with a weight of 4.66 kilos (10.27 lbs)
- Sunda pangolin with a weight of 4.86 kilos (10.71 lbs)
- Pampas fox with a weight of 4.54 kilos (10.01 lbs)