Animal Size

Diademed sifaka size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema) reaches an average size of 50.1 cm (1′ 8″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 6.58 kg (14.5 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 134 grams (0.3 lbs). A Diademed sifaka has 1 babies at once. The Diademed sifaka (genus: Propithecus) is a member of the family Indridae.

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 Diademed sifaka is  (1' 8

The diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema), or diademed simpona, is an endangered species of sifaka, one of the lemurs endemic to certain rainforests in eastern Madagascar. Along with the indri, this species is one of the two largest living lemurs, with an average weight of 6.5 kg and a total adult length of approximately 105 centimetres (41 inches), half of which is its tail. Russell Mittermeier, one of the contemporary authorities on lemurs, describes the diademed sifaka as “one of the most colorful and attractive of all the lemurs”, having a long and silky coat. P. diadema is also known by the Malagasy names simpona, simpony and ankomba joby. The term “diademed sifaka” is also used as a group species designation formerly encompassing four distinct subspecies.

Animals of the same family as a Diademed sifaka

We found other animals of the Indridae family:

Animals with the same size as a Diademed sifaka

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Diademed sifaka

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

Animals with the same weight as a Diademed sifaka

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Propithecus diadema: