Animal Size

Maxwell’s duiker size: How big do they get?

How big does a Maxwell’s duiker get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Maxwell’s duiker (Cephalophus maxwellii) reaches an average size of 84.6 cm (2′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 12.25 years, they grow from 828 grams (1.83 lbs) to 8.44 kg (18.61 lbs). A Maxwell’s duiker has 1 babies at once. The Maxwell’s duiker (genus: Cephalophus) is a member of the family Bovidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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

Animals of the same family as a Maxwell’s duiker

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Maxwell’s duiker

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Maxwell’s duiker:

Animals with the same litter size as a Maxwell’s duiker

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Maxwell’s duiker:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Maxwell’s duiker

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Maxwell’s duiker:

Animals with the same weight as a Maxwell’s duiker

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cephalophus maxwellii: