Animal Size

Matschie’s tree-kangaroo size: How big do they get?

How big does a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Matschie’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus matschiei) reaches an average size of 53.8 cm (1′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 23.83 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 8.31 kg (18.31 lbs). A Matschie’s tree-kangaroo has 1 babies at once. The Matschie’s tree-kangaroo (genus: Dendrolagus) is a member of the family Macropodidae.

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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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

We found other animals of the Macropodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Matschie’s tree-kangaroo:

Animals with the same litter size as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo:

Animals with the same weight as a Matschie’s tree-kangaroo

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dendrolagus matschiei: