Animal Weight

How much does a Black-rumped agouti weight?

It is hard to guess what a Black-rumped agouti weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Black-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta prymnolopha) on average weights 2.9 kg (6.39 lbs).

The Black-rumped agouti is from the family Dasyproctidae (genus: Dasyprocta). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 57.4 cm (1′ 11″). Usually, Black-rumped agoutis 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 Black-rumped agouti is 2.9 kg (6.39 lbs)

The black-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta prymnolopha) is an agouti species from the family Dasyproctidae. It is endemic to Brazil, and its range roughly equals the Northeast Region. It is named after its black rump which contrast clearly with the orange body.

Animals of the same family as a Black-rumped agouti

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Animals with the same weight as a Black-rumped agouti

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dasyprocta prymnolopha:

Animals with the same litter size as a Black-rumped agouti

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Black-rumped agouti: