Animal Weight

How much does a Sambar deer weight?

It is hard to guess what a Sambar deer weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Sambar deer (Rusa unicolor) on average weights 177.52 kg (391.37 lbs).

The Sambar deer is from the family Cervidae (genus: Rusa). It is usually born with about 10.27 kg (22.64 lbs). They can live for up to 26.42 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 2.04 meter (6′ 9″). Usually, Sambar deers 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 Sambar deer is 177.52 kg (391.37 lbs)

The sambar (Rusa unicolor) is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent, South China, and Southeast Asia that is listed as a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List since 2008. Populations have declined substantially due to severe hunting, insurgency, and industrial exploitation of habitat.The name “sambar” is also sometimes used to refer to the Philippine deer, called the “Philippine sambar” and the Javan rusa, called the “Sunda sambar”.

Animals of the same family as a Sambar deer

We found other animals of the Cervidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Sambar deer

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Rusa unicolor:

Animals with the same size as a Sambar deer

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Sambar deer

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Sambar deer

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Sambar deer: