Animal Weight

How much does a Moor macaque weight?

It is hard to guess what a Moor macaque weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Moor macaque (Macaca maura) on average weights 7.29 kg (16.07 lbs).

The Moor macaque is from the family Cercopithecidae (genus: Macaca). It is usually born with about 389 grams (0.86 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 66 cm (2′ 2″). Usually, Moor macaques 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 Moor macaque is 7.29 kg (16.07 lbs)

The moor macaque (Macaca maura) is a macaque with brown/black body fur with a pale rump patch and pink bare skin on the rump. It is about 50–58.5 cm long, and eats figs, bamboo seeds, buds, sprouts, invertebrates and cereals in tropical rainforests. It is sometimes called “dog-ape” because of its dog-like muzzle, although it is no more closely related to apes than any other Old World monkey is. It is endemic to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.The moor macaque is threatened mostly due to habitat loss from an expanding human population and deforestation to increase agricultural land area. The population is estimated to have decreased from 56,000 to under 10,000 from 1983 to 1994.In 1992, Supriatna et al. (1992) conducted an extensive survey and found only 3,000–5,000 individuals (2,500 mature) of the species. The survey estimated densities to be 25–50 individuals/km2 (18.7SD). Because several Sulawesi macaque species are endangered, information on ecology and behaviour is essential and conservation management plans are being conducted.

Animals of the same family as a Moor macaque

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Animals with the same weight as a Moor macaque

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Macaca maura:

Animals with the same size as a Moor macaque

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Moor macaque

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Moor macaque: