Animal Weight

How much does a Northern tamandua weight?

It is hard to guess what a Northern tamandua weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Northern tamandua (Tamandua mexicana) on average weights 4.11 kg (9.06 lbs).

The Northern tamandua is from the family Myrmecophagidae (genus: Tamandua). They can live for up to 9.5 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.5 cm (0′ 6″). Normally, Northern tamanduas can have babies 1 times a year.

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 Northern tamandua is 4.11 kg (9.06 lbs)

The northern tamandua (Tamandua mexicana) is a species of tamandua, an anteater in the family Myrmecophagidae. They live in tropical and subtropical forests from southern Mexico, through Central America, and to the edge of the northern Andes.

Animals of the same family as a Northern tamandua

We found other animals of the Myrmecophagidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern tamandua

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Tamandua mexicana:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Northern tamandua

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Northern tamandua: