Litter Size

How many babies does a African savanna hare have at once? (litter size)

How many baby African savanna hares are in a litter?

A African savanna hare (Lepus microtis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 12 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Leporidae family (genus: Lepus). An adult African savanna hare grows up to a size of 45 cm (1′ 6″).

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 African savanna hare is 1

The African savanna hare (Lepus victoriae) is a mammal species in the family Leporidae, native to Africa. It is native to diverse regions and habitats of Africa, including savannas and the Sahel. It is found in: Algeria, Botswana, Burundi, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zambia. It is listed as “least concern” on the IUCN Red List.

Other animals of the family Leporidae

African savanna hare is a member of the Leporidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with African savanna hare

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a African savanna hare

What other animals weight around 1.76 kg (3.89 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a African savanna hare

Also reaching around 45 cm (1′ 6″) in size do these animals: