Animal Age

How old does a Bennett’s tree-kangaroo get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Bennett’s tree-kangaroo reaches?

An adult Bennett’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus bennettianus) usually gets as old as 20 years.

When born, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). As a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Dendrolagus), their offspring is 1 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 49.9 cm (1′ 8″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Bennett's tree-kangaroo gets as old as 20 years

Bennett’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus bennettianus) is a large tree-kangaroo. Males can weigh from 11.5 kg up to almost 14 kg (25 to 31 lbs), while the females range between about 8 to 10.6 kg (17.6 to 23 lbs). They are very agile and are able to leap 9 metres (30 ft) down to another branch and have been known to drop as far as 18 metres (59 ft) to the ground without injury.

Animals of the same family as a Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Macropodidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

With an average age of 20 years, Bennett’s tree-kangaroo are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

The same number of babies at once (1) are born by:

Weighting as much as Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

A fully grown Bennett’s tree-kangaroo reaches around 10.48 kg (23.1 lbs). So do these animals: