Animal Age

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

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

An adult Weyns’s duiker (Cephalophus weynsi) usually gets as old as 15.25 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 Weyns's duiker gets as old as 15.25 years

Weyns’s duiker (Cephalophus weynsi) is a tiny antelope found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and western Kenya. It is sometimes spelled “Weyn’s”, “Weyns”, or “Weyns'” duiker.Weyns’s duikers average about 33 lb (15 kg) in weight when full grown, with a shoulder height of about 17 in (43 cm). They have plain rufous coats.This duiker makes it home in lowlands and montane rainforests.

Animals of the same family as a Weyns’s duiker

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

Animals that reach the same age as Weyns’s duiker

With an average age of 15.25 years, Weyns’s duiker are in good companionship of the following animals: