Animal Size

Red-flanked duiker size: How big do they get?

How big does a Red-flanked duiker get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Red-flanked duiker (Cephalophus rufilatus) reaches an average size of 65 cm (2′ 2″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 9.5 years, they grow from 976 grams (2.15 lbs) to 12.06 kg (26.58 lbs). A Red-flanked duiker has 1 babies at once. The Red-flanked 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.

The average adult size of a Red-flanked duiker is  (2' 2

The red-flanked duiker (Cephalophus rufilatus) is a species of small antelope found in western and central Africa in countries as far apart as Senegal and Sudan. Red-flanked duikers grow to almost 15 in (35 cm) in height and weigh up to 31 lb (14 kg). They have russet coats, with greyish-black legs and backs, and white underbellies. They feed on leaves, fallen fruits, seeds and flowers, and sometimes twigs and shoots. The adults are territorial, living in savannah and lightly wooded habitats, and the females usually produce a single offspring each year. They have lifespans of ten to fifteen years in captivity.

Animals of the same family as a Red-flanked duiker

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red-flanked duiker

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Red-flanked duiker:

Animals with the same litter size as a Red-flanked duiker

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Red-flanked duiker:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Red-flanked duiker

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Red-flanked duiker:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-flanked duiker

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