Animal Weight

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

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

An adult Steinbach’s tuco-tuco (Ctenomys steinbachi) on average weights 385 grams (0.85 lbs).

The Steinbach’s tuco-tuco is from the family Ctenomyidae (genus: Ctenomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.6 cm (0′ 8″).

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.

Steinbach’s tuco-tuco (Ctenomys steinbachi) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Bolivia. The species is named after zoological collector Dr. José Steinbach (1856–1929).

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

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

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

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

Animals with the same size as a Steinbach’s tuco-tuco

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