Litter Size

How many babies does a Acacia rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Acacia rats are in a litter?

A Acacia rat (Thallomys paedulcus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 26 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 36.8 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Thallomys). An adult Acacia rat grows up to a size of 100 cm (3′ 4″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Acacia rat is 3

The acacia rat (Thallomys paedulcus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Acacia rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Acacia rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Acacia rat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Acacia rat

What other animals weight around 77 grams (0.17 lbs)?