Animal Size

Cameroon clawless otter size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Cameroon clawless otter (Aonyx congicus) reaches an average size of 83.7 cm (2′ 9″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 21.6 kg (47.62 lbs). A Cameroon clawless otter has 2 babies at once. The Cameroon clawless otter (genus: Aonyx) is a member of the family Mustelidae.

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 Cameroon clawless otter is  (2' 9

The Cameroon clawless otter (Aonyx capensis congicus) is a subspecies of the African clawless otter in the family Mustelidae. It is found in Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and possibly Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Rwanda, or Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, intermittent rivers, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, freshwater spring, inland deltas, saline lakes, intermittent saline lakes, saline marshes, intermittent saline marshes, shallow seas, subtidal aquatic beds, rocky shores, sandy shores, estuarine waters, intertidal flats, intertidal marshes, coastal saline lagoons, coastal freshwater lagoons, water storage areas, ponds, aquaculture ponds, seasonally flooded agricultural land, and canals and ditches. It is threatened by habitat loss.Very little is known about this species. It is a large otter and found only in the mid-part of Africa, in the tropical belt. It is believed to spend much more time on land than other otters. Congo clawless otters are one of 13 species of otters in the carnivore family Mustelidae. Other members of this family include weasels, wolverines, and ferrets. An individual otter maintains a territory. Otters mark their territories with scent, and fervently patrol and defend their territories.

Animals of the same family as a Cameroon clawless otter

We found other animals of the Mustelidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Cameroon clawless otter

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Cameroon clawless otter

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Cameroon clawless otter:

Animals with the same weight as a Cameroon clawless otter

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Aonyx congicus: