Animal Weight

How much does a Highland tuco-tuco weight?

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

An adult Highland tuco-tuco (Ctenomys opimus) on average weights 327 grams (0.72 lbs).

The Highland tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 21.3 cm (0′ 9″). On average, Highland tuco-tucos can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 2.

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 highland tuco-tuco (Ctenomys opimus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is found in high grassland in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru where it lives in burrows.

Animals of the same family as a Highland tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Highland tuco-tuco

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

Animals with the same size as a Highland tuco-tuco

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

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

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