Animal Age

How old does a Sika deer get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Sika deer reaches?

An adult Sika deer (Cervus nippon) usually gets as old as 25.42 years.

Sika deers are around 223 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 4.28 kg (9.44 lbs) and measure 57 cm (1′ 11″). As a member of the Cervidae family (genus: Cervus), their offspring is 1 babies per pregnancy. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 1.2 meter (4′ 0″).

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 Sika deer gets as old as 25.42 years

The sika deer (Cervus nippon) also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer, is a species of deer native to much of East Asia, and introduced to various other parts of the world. Previously found from northern Vietnam in the south to the Russian Far East in the north, it is now uncommon in these areas, excluding Japan, where the species is overabundant.

Animals of the same family as a Sika deer

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

Animals that reach the same age as Sika deer

With an average age of 25.42 years, Sika deer are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Sika deer

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

Weighting as much as Sika deer

A fully grown Sika deer reaches around 53 kg (116.84 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Sika deer

Those animals grow as big as a Sika deer: