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How much does a Maxwell’s duiker weight?

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

An adult Maxwell’s duiker (Philantomba maxwellii) on average weights 8.56 kg (18.86 lbs).

The Maxwell’s duiker is from the family Bovidae (genus: Philantomba). It is usually born with about 827 grams (1.82 lbs). They can live for up to 12.25 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 84.5 cm (2′ 10″). Usually, Maxwell’s duikers 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 Maxwell's duiker is 8.56 kg (18.86 lbs)

The Maxwell’s duiker (Philantomba maxwellii) is a small antelope found in western Africa.

Animals of the same family as a Maxwell’s duiker

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Maxwell’s duiker

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Philantomba maxwellii:

Animals with the same size as a Maxwell’s duiker

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Maxwell’s duiker:

Animals with the same litter size as a Maxwell’s duiker

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Maxwell’s duiker:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Maxwell’s duiker

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Maxwell’s duiker: