Animal Age

How old does a Abbott’s duiker get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Abbott’s duiker reaches?

An adult Abbott’s duiker (Cephalophus spadix) usually gets as old as 5.42 years.

When born, they weight 4.41 kg (9.71 lbs) and measure 20 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Cephalophus). Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 1.18 meter (3′ 11″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Abbott's duiker gets as old as 5.42 years

The Abbott’s duiker (Cephalophus spadix), also known as minde in Swahili, is a large, forest-dwelling duiker (small antelope) found only in a few scattered enclaves in Tanzania. It may be a subspecies of the yellow-backed duiker. It is very rare, and the first photograph of an Abbott’s duiker in the wild was taken as recently as 2003.

Animals of the same family as a Abbott’s duiker

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Bovidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Abbott’s duiker

With an average age of 5.42 years, Abbott’s duiker are in good companionship of the following animals:

Weighting as much as Abbott’s duiker

A fully grown Abbott’s duiker reaches around 56.68 kg (124.96 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Abbott’s duiker

Those animals grow as big as a Abbott’s duiker: