Animal Age

How old does a Talas tuco-tuco get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Talas tuco-tuco reaches?

An adult Talas tuco-tuco (Ctenomys talarum) usually gets as old as 3 years.

Talas tuco-tucos are around 102 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 1.9 cm (0′ 1″). As a member of the Ctenomyidae family (genus: Ctenomys), a Talas tuco-tuco caries out around 4 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 17.6 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Talas tuco-tuco (Ctenomys talarum) is a species of tuco-tuco endemic to eastern Argentina.

Animals of the same family as a Talas tuco-tuco

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

Animals that reach the same age as Talas tuco-tuco

With an average age of 3 years, Talas tuco-tuco are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Talas tuco-tuco

The same number of babies at once (4) are born by:

Weighting as much as Talas tuco-tuco

A fully grown Talas tuco-tuco reaches around 141 grams (0.31 lbs). So do these animals: