Animal Size

Egyptian mongoose size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) reaches an average size of 57.5 cm (1′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 20 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 3 kg (6.6 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Egyptian mongooses have 3 babies about 1 times per year. The Egyptian mongoose (genus: Herpestes) is a member of the family Herpestidae.

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 Egyptian mongoose is  (1' 11

The Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon), also known as ichneumon, is a mongoose species native to the Iberian Peninsula, coastal regions along the Mediterranean Sea between North Africa and Turkey, tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands in Africa. Because of its widespread occurrence, it is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Animals of the same family as a Egyptian mongoose

We found other animals of the Herpestidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Egyptian mongoose

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Egyptian mongoose

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Egyptian mongoose:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Egyptian mongoose

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Egyptian mongoose:

Animals with the same weight as a Egyptian mongoose

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Herpestes ichneumon: