Animal Size

Potto size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Potto (Perodicticus potto) reaches an average size of 32 cm (1′ 1″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 26 years, they grow from 37 grams (0.08 lbs) to 1.08 kg (2.38 lbs). A Potto has 1 babies at once. The Potto (genus: Perodicticus) is a member of the family Loridae.

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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The potto (Perodicticus potto) is a strepsirrhine primate of the family Lorisidae. It is the only species in the genus Perodicticus. It is also known as Bosman’s potto, after Willem Bosman, who described the species in 1704. In some English-speaking parts of Africa, it is called a “softly-softly”.

Animals of the same family as a Potto

We found other animals of the Loridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Potto

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Potto

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Potto:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Potto

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Potto:

Animals with the same weight as a Potto

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Perodicticus potto: