Animal Weight

How much does a Natal red rock hare weight?

It is hard to guess what a Natal red rock hare weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Natal red rock hare (Pronolagus crassicaudatus) on average weights 2.42 kg (5.33 lbs).

The Natal red rock hare is from the family Leporidae (genus: Pronolagus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 51 cm (1′ 9″). Usually, Natal red rock hares 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 Natal red rock hare is 2.42 kg (5.33 lbs)

The Natal red rock hare or greater red rock hare (Pronolagus crassicaudatus) is a species of mammal in the family Leporidae (rabbits and hares). It has a slightly grizzled, grayish brown head and reddish brown upperparts. The dense fur is thick and rougher than other rock hares. It is endemic to Africa, and found in southeastern provinces of South Africa (Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, and KwaZulu-Natal), eastern Lesotho, Swaziland (Highveld and Lumbobo), and southern Mozambique (Maputo Province). It is a herbivore, primarily feeding on grass. It breeds throughout the year, and one or two pups are usually born in the summer. It is rated as a species of least concern on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species.

Animals of the same family as a Natal red rock hare

We found other animals of the Leporidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Natal red rock hare

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pronolagus crassicaudatus:

Animals with the same size as a Natal red rock hare

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Natal red rock hare:

Animals with the same litter size as a Natal red rock hare

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Natal red rock hare: