Animal Weight

How much does a Azara’s agouti weight?

It is hard to guess what a Azara’s agouti weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Azara’s agouti (Dasyprocta azarae) on average weights 2.98 kg (6.57 lbs).

The Azara’s agouti is from the family Dasyproctidae (genus: Dasyprocta). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 17.5 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Azara's agouti is 2.98 kg (6.57 lbs)

Azara’s agouti (Dasyprocta azarae) is a South American agouti species from the family Dasyproctidae. Found in Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina, it is named after Spanish naturalist FĂ©lix de Azara. The population is unknown and may have gone locally extinct in some areas due to hunting; it is listed as vulnerable in Argentina.

Animals of the same family as a Azara’s agouti

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Animals with the same weight as a Azara’s agouti

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