Animal Weight

How much does a Mountain cottontail weight?

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

An adult Mountain cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii) on average weights 803 grams (1.77 lbs).

The Mountain cottontail is from the family Leporidae (genus: Sylvilagus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 32.4 cm (1′ 1″). On average, Mountain cottontails can have babies 3 times per year with a litter size of 4.

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 Mountain cottontail is 803 grams (1.77 lbs)

The mountain cottontail or Nuttall’s cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii) is a species of mammal in the family Leporidae. It is found in Canada and the United States.

Animals of the same family as a Mountain cottontail

We found other animals of the Leporidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Mountain cottontail

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

Animals with the same size as a Mountain cottontail

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Mountain cottontail

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Mountain cottontail: