Animal Age

How old does a Molina’s hog-nosed skunk get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Molina’s hog-nosed skunk reaches?

An adult Molina’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus chinga) usually gets as old as 3.33 years.

When born, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Conepatus), their offspring is 2 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 21.1 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Molina's hog-nosed skunk gets as old as 3.33 years

Molina’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus chinga) is similar to the common skunk with scent glands used to spray an odorous liquid to offend potential predators. They have a resistance to pit viper venom, distinct thin white markings and a pink, hog-like, fleshy nose.

Animals of the same family as a Molina’s hog-nosed skunk

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

Animals that reach the same age as Molina’s hog-nosed skunk

With an average age of 3.33 years, Molina’s hog-nosed skunk are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Molina’s hog-nosed skunk

The same number of babies at once (2) are born by:

Weighting as much as Molina’s hog-nosed skunk

A fully grown Molina’s hog-nosed skunk reaches around 960 grams (2.12 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Molina’s hog-nosed skunk

Those animals grow as big as a Molina’s hog-nosed skunk: