Animal Weight

How much does a Mountain goat weight?

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

An adult Mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) on average weights 71.84 kg (158.37 lbs).

The Mountain goat is from the family Bovidae (genus: Oreamnos). It is usually born with about 3.08 kg (6.79 lbs). They can live for up to 19.17 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 1.3 meter (4′ 4″). Usually, Mountain goats 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 Mountain goat is 71.84 kg (158.37 lbs)

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also known as the Rocky Mountain goat, is a hoofed mammal endemic to North America. A subalpine to alpine species, it is a sure-footed climber commonly seen on cliffs and ice.Despite its vernacular name, it is not a member of Capra, the genus that includes all other goats, such as the wild goat, Capra aegagrus, from which the domestic goat is derived. The mountain goat was used as the emblem of the Great Northern Railway until merger with Burlington Northern in 1970.

Animals of the same family as a Mountain goat

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

  • Gayal bringing 800.07 kilos (1763.85 lbs) to the scale
  • Mountain gazelle bringing 21.25 kilos (46.85 lbs) to the scale
  • Kouprey bringing 788.66 kilos (1738.7 lbs) to the scale
  • Saola bringing 97.84 kilos (215.7 lbs) to the scale
  • Blue wildebeest bringing 197.31 kilos (434.99 lbs) to the scale
  • Siberian ibex bringing 130 kilos (286.6 lbs) to the scale
  • Iberian ibex bringing 60.55 kilos (133.49 lbs) to the scale
  • Grant’s gazelle bringing 55.46 kilos (122.27 lbs) to the scale
  • Black duiker bringing 19 kilos (41.89 lbs) to the scale
  • Abbott’s duiker bringing 56.68 kilos (124.96 lbs) to the scale

Animals with the same weight as a Mountain goat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Oreamnos americanus:

Animals with the same size as a Mountain goat

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Mountain goat

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Mountain goat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Mountain goat: