Animal Age

How old does a Red hocicudo get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Red hocicudo reaches?

An adult Red hocicudo (Oxymycterus rufus) usually gets as old as 2.58 years.

When born, they weight 8.89 kg (19.6 lbs) and measure 80.8 cm (2′ 8″). As a member of the Muridae family (genus: Oxymycterus), a Red hocicudo caries out around 2 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 2 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 1.97 meter (6′ 6″).

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.

The red hocicudo (Oxymycterus rufus) is a rodent species from South America. It is found in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.

Animals of the same family as a Red hocicudo

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

Animals that reach the same age as Red hocicudo

With an average age of 2.58 years, Red hocicudo are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Red hocicudo

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

Weighting as much as Red hocicudo

A fully grown Red hocicudo reaches around 82 grams (0.18 lbs). So do these animals: