Animal Weight

How much does a Mexican cottontail weight?

It is hard to guess what a Mexican cottontail weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Mexican cottontail (Sylvilagus cunicularius) on average weights 2.49 kg (5.49 lbs).

The Mexican cottontail is from the family Leporidae (genus: Sylvilagus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 43.5 cm (1′ 6″). Usually, Mexican cottontails 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 Mexican cottontail is 2.49 kg (5.49 lbs)

The Mexican cottontail (Sylvilagus cunicularius) is a species of cottontail rabbit in the family Leporidae. It is endemic to Mexico where its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry forests and pastureland.

Animals of the same family as a Mexican cottontail

We found other animals of the Leporidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mexican cottontail

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Sylvilagus cunicularius:

Animals with the same size as a Mexican cottontail

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Mexican cottontail

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