Animal Age

How old does a Brown dorcopsis get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Brown dorcopsis reaches?

An adult Brown dorcopsis (Dorcopsis muelleri) usually gets as old as 7.58 years.

When born, they weight 579 grams (1.28 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Dorcopsis), their offspring is 1 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 67.9 cm (2′ 3″).

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 Brown dorcopsis gets as old as 7.58 years

The brown dorcopsis (Dorcopsis muelleri), also known as the brown forest wallaby, is a species of marsupial in the family Macropodidae. It is endemic to the lowlands of West New Guinea and the nearby Indonesian islands in West Papua of Misool, Salawati, and Yapen.

Animals of the same family as a Brown dorcopsis

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

Animals that reach the same age as Brown dorcopsis

With an average age of 7.58 years, Brown dorcopsis are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Brown dorcopsis

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

Weighting as much as Brown dorcopsis

A fully grown Brown dorcopsis reaches around 5.39 kg (11.88 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Brown dorcopsis

Those animals grow as big as a Brown dorcopsis: