Animal Weight

How much does a Magellanic tuco-tuco weight?

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

An adult Magellanic tuco-tuco (Ctenomys magellanicus) on average weights 272 grams (0.6 lbs).

The Magellanic tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 21.6 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Magellanic tuco-tuco is 272 grams (0.6 lbs)

The Magellanic tuco-tuco (Ctenomys magellanicus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.It is found in Argentina and Chile.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is also known as the cururo by the Ona culture of Tierra del Fuego.

Animals of the same family as a Magellanic tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Magellanic tuco-tuco

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

Animals with the same size as a Magellanic tuco-tuco

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