Animal Weight

How much does a Allen’s swamp monkey weight?

It is hard to guess what a Allen’s swamp monkey weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Allen’s swamp monkey (Allenopithecus nigroviridis) on average weights 4.75 kg (10.47 lbs).

The Allen’s swamp monkey is from the family Cercopithecidae (genus: Allenopithecus). It is usually born with about 241 grams (0.53 lbs). They can live for up to 23 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 45.9 cm (1′ 7″). Usually, Allen’s swamp monkeys have 1 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 Allen's swamp monkey is 4.75 kg (10.47 lbs)

The Allen’s swamp monkey (Allenopithecus nigroviridis) is a primate species categorized in its own genus Allenopithecus in the Old World monkey family. Phylogenetically, it is a sister clade to the guenons, but differs in dentition and habits.Allen’s swamp monkey was named after American zoologist Joel Asaph Allen.

Animals of the same family as a Allen’s swamp monkey

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Animals with the same weight as a Allen’s swamp monkey

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Allenopithecus nigroviridis:

Animals with the same size as a Allen’s swamp monkey

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Allen’s swamp monkey:

Animals with the same litter size as a Allen’s swamp monkey

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Allen’s swamp monkey:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Allen’s swamp monkey

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Allen’s swamp monkey: