Animal Age

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

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

An adult Matschie’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus matschiei) usually gets as old as 23.83 years.

Matschie’s tree-kangaroos are around 34 days in the womb of their mother. 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 53.8 cm (1′ 10″).

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 Matschie's tree-kangaroo gets as old as 23.83 years

Matschie’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus matschiei), also known as the Huon tree-kangaroo is a tree-kangaroo native to the Huon Peninsula of northeastern New Guinea island, within the nation of Papua New Guinea.Under the IUCN classification, Matschie’s tree-kangaroo is an Endangered species.The scientific name honours German biologist Paul Matschie.

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

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

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

With an average age of 23.83 years, Matschie’s tree-kangaroo are in good companionship of the following animals:

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

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

Weighting as much as Matschie’s tree-kangaroo

A fully grown Matschie’s tree-kangaroo reaches around 8.31 kg (18.31 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo

Those animals grow as big as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo: