Animal Size

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

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

A grown Peters’s duiker (Cephalophus callipygus) reaches an average size of 1.02 meter (3′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 18.94 kg (41.76 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 2.8 kg (6.17 lbs). The Peters’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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Peters’s duiker (Cephalophus callipygus) is a small antelope found in Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, southern Cameroon, and northern Republic of the Congo.Peters’s duikers typically weigh about 40 lb (18 kg), and are about 20 in (50 cm) at the shoulder. They have grey-brown coats, and live in dense undergrowth in mountain rainforests. The total population is estimated at 380,000 individuals, with a declining trend.

Animals of the same family as a Peters’s duiker

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Peters’s duiker

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

Animals with the same weight as a Peters’s duiker

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