Animal Age

How old does a Yellow-backed duiker get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Yellow-backed duiker reaches?

An adult Yellow-backed duiker (Cephalophus silvicultor) usually gets as old as 17.25 years.

Yellow-backed duikers are around 234 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 4.41 kg (9.71 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 1.32 meter (4′ 5″).

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 Yellow-backed duiker gets as old as 17.25 years

The yellow-backed duiker (Cephalophus silvicultor) is a forest dwelling antelope in the order Artiodactyla from the family Bovidae. Yellow-backed duikers are the most widely distributed of all duikers. They are found mainly in Central and Western Africa, ranging from Senegal to Western Uganda with possibly a few in Gambia. Their range also extends southward into Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, and most of Zambia.

Animals of the same family as a Yellow-backed duiker

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

Animals that reach the same age as Yellow-backed duiker

With an average age of 17.25 years, Yellow-backed duiker are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Yellow-backed duiker

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

Weighting as much as Yellow-backed duiker

A fully grown Yellow-backed duiker reaches around 61.65 kg (135.92 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Yellow-backed duiker

Those animals grow as big as a Yellow-backed duiker: