Animal Size

Peruvian tuco-tuco size: How big do they get?

How big does a Peruvian tuco-tuco get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Peruvian tuco-tuco (Ctenomys peruanus) reaches an average size of 23.8 cm (0′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 489 grams (1.08 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Peruvian tuco-tucos have 3 babies about 1 times per year. The Peruvian tuco-tuco (genus: Ctenomys) is a member of the family Ctenomyidae.

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.

The Peruvian tuco-tuco (Ctenomys peruanus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Peru.

Animals of the same family as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Peruvian tuco-tuco:

Animals with the same litter size as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Peruvian tuco-tuco:

Animals with the same weight as a Peruvian tuco-tuco

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Ctenomys peruanus: