Animal Weight

How much does a African golden cat weight?

It is hard to guess what a African golden cat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult African golden cat (Profelis aurata) on average weights 11.29 kg (24.88 lbs).

The African golden cat is from the family Felidae (genus: Profelis). It is usually born with about 212 grams (0.47 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 79.9 cm (2′ 8″). Usually, African golden cats have 2 babies per litter.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a African golden cat is 11.29 kg (24.88 lbs)

The African golden cat (Caracal aurata) is a wild cat endemic to the rainforests of West and Central Africa. It is threatened due to deforestation and bushmeat hunting and listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. It is a close relative of both the caracal and the serval. Previously, it was placed in the genus Profelis. Its body size ranges from 61 to 101 cm (24 to 40 in) with a 16 to 46 cm (6.3 to 18.1 in) long tail.

Animals of the same family as a African golden cat

We found other animals of the Felidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a African golden cat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Profelis aurata:

Animals with the same size as a African golden cat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a African golden cat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a African golden cat: