Animal Weight

How much does a Cape fox weight?

It is hard to guess what a Cape fox weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Cape fox (Vulpes chama) on average weights 2.92 kg (6.44 lbs).

The Cape fox is from the family Canidae (genus: Vulpes). They can live for up to 10 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 53.4 cm (1′ 10″). Usually, Cape foxs 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 Cape fox is 2.92 kg (6.44 lbs)

The Cape fox (Vulpes chama), also called the asse, cama fox or the silver-backed fox, is a small fox, native to southern Africa. It is also called a South African version of a fennec fox due to their big ears.It has black or silver gray fur with flanks and underside in light yellow. The tip of its tail is always black.The Cape fox tends to be 45 to 61 cm (17.5 to 24 in) long, not including a 30 to 40 cm (12 to 15.5 in) tail. It is 28 to 33 cm (11 to 13 in) tall at the shoulder, and usually weighs from 3.6 to 5 kg (7.9 to 11.0 lb).

Animals of the same family as a Cape fox

We found other animals of the Canidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Cape fox

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Vulpes chama:

Animals with the same size as a Cape fox

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Cape fox

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Cape fox:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Cape fox

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Cape fox: