Animal Weight

How much does a Dwarf musk deer weight?

It is hard to guess what a Dwarf musk deer weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Dwarf musk deer (Moschus berezovskii) on average weights 12.39 kg (27.31 lbs).

The Dwarf musk deer is from the family Moschidae (genus: Moschus). It is usually born with about 530 grams (1.17 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 90 cm (3′ 0″). On average, Dwarf musk deers can have babies 1 times per year with a litter size of 1.

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 Dwarf musk deer is 12.39 kg (27.31 lbs)

The dwarf musk deer or Chinese forest musk deer (Moschus berezovskii, Chinese: 林麝; pinyin: Lín shè) is an artiodactyl native to southern and central China and northernmost Vietnam. On June 14, 1976, China entered the dwarf musk deer onto its endangered species list. Four subspecies are recognized:M. b. berezovskiiM. b. bijiangensisM. b. caobangisM. b. yanguiensis

Animals of the same family as a Dwarf musk deer

We found other animals of the Moschidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Dwarf musk deer

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Moschus berezovskii:

Animals with the same size as a Dwarf musk deer

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Dwarf musk deer

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Dwarf musk deer: