Animal Size

Southern reedbuck size: How big do they get?

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

A grown Southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum) reaches an average size of 1.51 meter (5′ 0″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 16.75 years, they grow from 4.5 kg (9.92 lbs) to 57.94 kg (127.73 lbs). A Southern reedbuck has 1 babies at once. The Southern reedbuck (genus: Redunca) 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 Southern reedbuck is  (5' 0

The southern reedbuck, rietbok or common reedbuck (Redunca arundinum) is a diurnal antelope typically found in southern Africa. It was first described by Pieter Boddaert, a Dutch physician and naturalist, in 1785. It is placed in the genus Redunca and family Bovidae. This antelope has an average mass of 58 kg (128 lb) and a body length of about 134–167 cm (53–66 in).

Animals of the same family as a Southern reedbuck

We found other animals of the Bovidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Southern reedbuck

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Southern reedbuck

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

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Southern reedbuck

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Southern reedbuck:

Animals with the same weight as a Southern reedbuck

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Redunca arundinum: