Animal Weight

How much does a Peruvian tuco-tuco weight?

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

An adult Peruvian tuco-tuco (Ctenomys peruanus) on average weights 489 grams (1.08 lbs).

The Peruvian tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 23.8 cm (0′ 10″). On average, Peruvian tuco-tucos can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 3.

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 Peruvian tuco-tuco (Ctenomys peruanus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Peru.

Animals of the same family as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

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

Animals with the same size as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

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

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

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Peruvian tuco-tuco: