Animal Size

Common tsessebe size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Common tsessebe (Damaliscus lunatus) reaches an average size of 1.7 meter (5′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 18 years, they grow from 11 kg (24.25 lbs) to 133.5 kg (294.32 lbs). A Common tsessebe has 1 babies at once. The Common tsessebe (genus: Damaliscus) 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 Common tsessebe is  (5' 7

The common tsessebe or sassaby (Damaliscus lunatus lunatus) is one of five subspecies of African antelope Damaliscus lunatus of the genus Damaliscus and subfamily Alcelaphinae in the family Bovidae. It is most closely related to the topi, korrigum, coastal topi and tiang (all subspecies of Damaliscus lunatus), and the bangweulu tsessebe and bontebok in the same genus. Tsessebe are found primarily in Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Eswatini (Swaziland), and South Africa. Tsessebe are the fastest antelope in Africa and can run at speeds over 90 km/h.

Animals of the same family as a Common tsessebe

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Common tsessebe

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Common tsessebe

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Common tsessebe

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Common tsessebe:

Animals with the same weight as a Common tsessebe

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Damaliscus lunatus: