Animal Size

Red-tailed monkey size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Red-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius) reaches an average size of 44.4 cm (1′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 28.25 years, they grow from 371 grams (0.82 lbs) to 3.54 kg (7.8 lbs). A Red-tailed monkey has 1 babies at once. The Red-tailed monkey (genus: Cercopithecus) 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.

The average adult size of a Red-tailed monkey is  (1' 6

The red-tailed monkey, also known as the black-cheeked white-nosed monkey, red-tailed guenon, redtail monkey, or Schmidt’s guenon (Cercopithecus ascanius) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae.It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and possibly Burundi. The red-tailed monkey is usually black, red, or orange. Although native to this region, it has spread north and south as well as it can survive in different habitats and under different conditions. It is a distinct creature in its habitats and is gradually becoming endangered due to deforestation and over-exploitation through hunting and predation.

Animals of the same family as a Red-tailed monkey

We found other animals of the Cercopithecidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red-tailed monkey

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Red-tailed monkey

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Red-tailed monkey

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Red-tailed monkey:

Animals with the same weight as a Red-tailed monkey

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cercopithecus ascanius: