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How much does a Spotted-necked otter weight?

It is hard to guess what a Spotted-necked otter weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis) on average weights 4.18 kg (9.22 lbs).

The Spotted-necked otter is from the family Mustelidae (genus: Hydrictis). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 59.4 cm (2′ 0″). Usually, Spotted-necked otters have 2 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 Spotted-necked otter is 4.18 kg (9.22 lbs)

The spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis), or speckle-throated otter, is an otter native to sub-Saharan Africa.

Animals of the same family as a Spotted-necked otter

We found other animals of the Mustelidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Spotted-necked otter

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Hydrictis maculicollis:

Animals with the same size as a Spotted-necked otter

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Spotted-necked otter:

Animals with the same litter size as a Spotted-necked otter

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (2) as a Spotted-necked otter: