Animal Weight

How much does a Raffles’ banded langur weight?

It is hard to guess what a Raffles’ banded langur weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Raffles’ banded langur (Presbytis femoralis) on average weights 7.02 kg (15.47 lbs).

The Raffles’ banded langur is from the family Cercopithecidae (genus: Presbytis). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 51.4 cm (1′ 9″).

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 Raffles' banded langur is 7.02 kg (15.47 lbs)

The Raffles’ banded langur (Presbytis femoralis), also known as the banded leaf monkey or banded surili, is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is endemic to Singapore and southern Peninsular Malaysia. The species underwent taxonomic revisions in 2019 and 2020, in which two former subspecies were elevated to separate species. As a result, the Raffles’ banded langur likely meets the criteria for being listed as critically endangered by the IUCN. It is mainly threatened by habitat loss.

Animals of the same family as a Raffles’ banded langur

We found other animals of the Cercopithecidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Raffles’ banded langur

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Presbytis femoralis:

Animals with the same size as a Raffles’ banded langur

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Raffles’ banded langur: