Animal Weight

How much does a Porteous’s tuco-tuco weight?

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

An adult Porteous’s tuco-tuco (Ctenomys porteousi) on average weights 192 grams (0.42 lbs).

The Porteous’s tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 23.8 cm (0′ 10″).

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.

Porteous’s tuco-tuco (Ctenomys porteousi) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Argentina. The species is named after Lieutenant Colonel John James Porteous (1857–1948) and his nephew Don Cecil John Montague Porteous (1884– 1953), who owned land in Argentina.

Animals of the same family as a Porteous’s tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Porteous’s tuco-tuco

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