Animal Size

Red-rumped agouti size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Red-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) reaches an average size of 57.4 cm (1′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 17.75 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 3.02 kg (6.65 lbs). A Red-rumped agouti has 1 babies at once. The Red-rumped agouti (genus: Dasyprocta) is a member of the family Dasyproctidae.

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-rumped agouti is  (1' 11

The red-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta leporina), also known as the golden-rumped agouti, orange-rumped agouti or Brazilian agouti, is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. It is native to northeastern South America, where found in Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, northeastern Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago and Lesser Antilles. It has also been introduced to the Virgin Islands. Despite the alternative name Brazilian agouti, it is neither the only nor the most widespread species of agouti in Brazil. In Brazil all agoutis are often called “cutia” [kuˈtʃiɐ].It is found in a wide range of forests, including rainforest and secondary forest.

Animals of the same family as a Red-rumped agouti

We found other animals of the Dasyproctidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red-rumped agouti

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Red-rumped agouti

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Red-rumped agouti

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Red-rumped agouti:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-rumped agouti

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Dasyprocta leporina: