Animal Size

Steinbach’s tuco-tuco size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Steinbach’s tuco-tuco (Ctenomys steinbachi) reaches an average size of 19.6 cm (0′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 385 grams (0.85 lbs). The Steinbach’s 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.

Steinbach’s tuco-tuco (Ctenomys steinbachi) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Bolivia. The species is named after zoological collector Dr. José Steinbach (1856–1929).

Animals of the same family as a Steinbach’s tuco-tuco

We found other animals of the Ctenomyidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Steinbach’s tuco-tuco

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

Animals with the same weight as a Steinbach’s tuco-tuco

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