Animal Size

Red forest duiker size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Red forest duiker (Cephalophus natalensis) reaches an average size of 78.7 cm (2′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 15 years, they grow from 956 grams (2.11 lbs) to 12.36 kg (27.25 lbs). A Red forest duiker has 1 babies at once. The Red forest 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 forest duiker is  (2' 7

The red forest duiker, Natal duiker, or Natal red duiker (Cephalophus natalensis) is a small antelope found in central to southern Africa. It is one of 22 extant species form the subfamily Cephalophinae. While the red forest duiker is very similar to the common duiker, it is smaller in size and has a distinguishing reddish coloring. Additionally, the red forest duiker favors a denser bush habitat than the common duiker. The Natal red duiker is more diurnal and less secretive than most forest duikers, so therefore it is easier for them to be observed. In 1999, red forest duikers had an estimated wild population of 42,000 individuals.

Animals of the same family as a Red forest duiker

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red forest duiker

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Red forest duiker

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Red forest duiker

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

Animals with the same weight as a Red forest duiker

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