Animal Size

Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk size: How big do they get?

How big does a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus humboldtii) reaches an average size of 35.4 cm (1′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 1.1 kg (2.42 lbs). A Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk has 3 babies at once. The Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk (genus: Conepatus) is a member of the family Mustelidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus humboldtii), also known as the Patagonian hog-nosed skunk, is a type of hog-nosed skunk indigenous to the open grassy areas in the Patagonian regions of South Argentina and Chile. It belongs to the order Carnivora and the family Mephitidae.

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

We found other animals of the Mustelidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk:

Animals with the same litter size as a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk:

Animals with the same weight as a Humboldt’s hog-nosed skunk

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Conepatus humboldtii: