Animal Size

Barbary sheep size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) reaches an average size of 1.45 meter (4′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 21 years, they grow from 4.5 kg (9.92 lbs) to 93.7 kg (206.58 lbs). A Barbary sheep has 1 babies at once. The Barbary sheep (genus: Ammotragus) is a member of the family Bovidae.

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 average adult size of a Barbary sheep is  (4' 10

The Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) arrui or aoudad is a species of caprid native to rocky mountains in North Africa. Six subspecies have been described. Although it is rare in its native North Africa, it has been introduced to North America, southern Europe, and elsewhere. It is also known in the Berber language as awdad, waddan, arwi, and arrwis.

Animals of the same family as a Barbary sheep

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Barbary sheep

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Barbary sheep

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Barbary sheep

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Barbary sheep:

Animals with the same weight as a Barbary sheep

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Ammotragus lervia: