Animal Size

Patas monkey size: How big do they get?

How big does a Patas monkey get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) reaches an average size of 66.5 cm (2′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 23.83 years, they grow from 623 grams (1.37 lbs) to 7.99 kg (17.61 lbs). A Patas monkey has 1 babies at once. The Patas monkey (genus: Erythrocebus) is a member of the family Cercopithecidae.

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 patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas), also known as the wadi monkey or hussar monkey, is a ground-dwelling monkey distributed over semi-arid areas of West Africa, and into East Africa. It was formerly considered the only member of the genus Erythrocebus, but the Blue Nile patas monkey, previously synonymized with this species, was resurrected in 2018.

Animals of the same family as a Patas monkey

We found other animals of the Cercopithecidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Patas monkey

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Patas monkey:

Animals with the same litter size as a Patas monkey

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Patas monkey:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Patas monkey

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Patas monkey:

Animals with the same weight as a Patas monkey

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Erythrocebus patas: