It is hard to guess what a Southern long-nosed armadillo weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Southern long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus hybridus) on average weights 1.5 kg (3.31 lbs).
The Southern long-nosed armadillo is from the family Dasypodidae (genus: Dasypus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 2.7 meter (8′ 11″). Usually, Southern long-nosed armadillos have 8 babies per litter.
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 southern long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus hybridus) is a species of armadillo native to South America.
Animals of the same family as a Southern long-nosed armadillo
We found other animals of the Dasypodidae family:
- Greater fairy armadillo with a weight of 130 grams
- Greater long-nosed armadillo bringing 9.7 kilos (21.38 lbs) to the scale
- Southern naked-tailed armadillo bringing 4.06 kilos (8.95 lbs) to the scale
- Seven-banded armadillo bringing 1.53 kilos (3.37 lbs) to the scale
- Screaming hairy armadillo with a weight of 930 grams
- Giant armadillo bringing 41.33 kilos (91.12 lbs) to the scale
- Greater fairy armadillo with a weight of 129 grams
- Northern naked-tailed armadillo bringing 3.74 kilos (8.25 lbs) to the scale
- Pichi bringing 1.49 kilos (3.28 lbs) to the scale
- Nine-banded armadillo bringing 3.98 kilos (8.77 lbs) to the scale
Animals with the same weight as a Southern long-nosed armadillo
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dasypus hybridus:
- Northern Luzon giant cloud rat with a weight of 1.75 kilos (3.86 lbs)
- Monjon with a weight of 1.26 kilos (2.78 lbs)
- Short-tailed mongoose with a weight of 1.4 kilos (3.09 lbs)
- Atlantic titi with a weight of 1.39 kilos (3.06 lbs)
- Emin’s pouched rat with a weight of 1.28 kilos (2.82 lbs)
- Lac Alaotra bamboo lemur with a weight of 1.62 kilos (3.57 lbs)
- Sumatran striped rabbit with a weight of 1.51 kilos (3.33 lbs)
- African savanna hare with a weight of 1.76 kilos (3.88 lbs)
- Eastern cottontail with a weight of 1.21 kilos (2.67 lbs)
- Aquatic genet with a weight of 1.65 kilos (3.64 lbs)
Animals with the same litter size as a Southern long-nosed armadillo
Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (8) as a Southern long-nosed armadillo: