Animal Size

Sika deer size: How big do they get?

How big does a Sika deer get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Sika deer (Cervus nippon) reaches an average size of 1.2 meter (4′ 0″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 25.42 years, they grow from 4.28 kg (9.44 lbs) to 53 kg (116.84 lbs). A Sika deer has 1 babies at once. The Sika deer (genus: Cervus) is a member of the family Cervidae.

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 Sika deer is  (4' 0

The sika deer (Cervus nippon) also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer, is a species of deer native to much of East Asia, and introduced to various other parts of the world. Previously found from northern Vietnam in the south to the Russian Far East in the north, it is now uncommon in these areas, excluding Japan, where the species is overabundant.

Animals of the same family as a Sika deer

We found other animals of the Cervidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Sika deer

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Sika deer

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Sika deer:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Sika deer

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Sika deer:

Animals with the same weight as a Sika deer

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cervus nippon: