Animal Age

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

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

An adult Maxwell’s duiker (Cephalophus maxwellii) usually gets as old as 12.25 years.

Maxwell’s duikers are around 205 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 828 grams (1.83 lbs) and measure 20 cm (0′ 8″). As a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Cephalophus), their offspring is 1 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 84.6 cm (2′ 10″).

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 Maxwell's duiker gets as old as 12.25 years

The Maxwell’s duiker (Philantomba maxwellii) is a small antelope found in western Africa.

Animals of the same family as a Maxwell’s duiker

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

Animals that reach the same age as Maxwell’s duiker

With an average age of 12.25 years, Maxwell’s duiker are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Maxwell’s duiker

The same number of babies at once (1) are born by:

Weighting as much as Maxwell’s duiker

A fully grown Maxwell’s duiker reaches around 8.44 kg (18.61 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Maxwell’s duiker

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