Animal Weight

How much does a Hog badger weight?

It is hard to guess what a Hog badger weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Hog badger (Arctonyx collaris) on average weights 8.17 kg (18.01 lbs).

The Hog badger is from the family Mustelidae (genus: Arctonyx). It is usually born with about 58 grams (0.13 lbs). They can live for up to 13.92 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 69.2 cm (2′ 4″). Usually, Hog badgers have 3 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 Hog badger is 8.17 kg (18.01 lbs)

The hog badger (Arctonyx collaris), also known as the greater hog badger, is a terrestrial mustelid native to Central and Southeast Asia. It is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species because the global population is thought to be declining due to high levels of poaching.

Animals of the same family as a Hog badger

We found other animals of the Mustelidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Hog badger

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Arctonyx collaris:

Animals with the same size as a Hog badger

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Hog badger

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Hog badger:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Hog badger

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Hog badger: