Animal Size

Western red colobus size: How big do they get?

How big does a Western red colobus get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Western red colobus (Procolobus badius) reaches an average size of 57.4 cm (1′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 8.43 kg (18.58 lbs). A Western red colobus has 1 babies at once. The Western red colobus (genus: Procolobus) 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 Western red colobus is  (1' 11

The western red colobus (Piliocolobus badius), also known as the bay red colobus, rust red colobus or Upper Guinea red colobus, is a species of Old World monkey in West African forests from Senegal to Ghana. All other species of red colobuses have formerly been considered subspecies of P. badius. It is often hunted by the common chimpanzee. In 1994, western red colobus monkeys infected many chimpanzees with Ebola virus when they were hunted and eaten by the chimpanzees.

Animals of the same family as a Western red colobus

We found other animals of the Cercopithecidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Western red colobus

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

Animals with the same litter size as a Western red colobus

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Western red colobus:

Animals with the same weight as a Western red colobus

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Procolobus badius: