Animal Age

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

What is the maximal age a Gray dorcopsis reaches?

An adult Gray dorcopsis (Dorcopsis luctuosa) usually gets as old as 8 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 66.4 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 Gray dorcopsis gets as old as 8 years

The gray dorcopsis or gray forest wallaby (Dorcopsis luctuosa) is a species of marsupial in the family Macropodidae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a Gray dorcopsis

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

Animals that reach the same age as Gray dorcopsis

With an average age of 8 years, Gray dorcopsis are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Gray dorcopsis

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

Weighting as much as Gray dorcopsis

A fully grown Gray dorcopsis reaches around 4.95 kg (10.91 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Gray dorcopsis

Those animals grow as big as a Gray dorcopsis: