How many baby Agile antechinuss are in a litter?
A Agile antechinus (Antechinus agilis) usually gives birth to around 10 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 27 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 13.5 kg (29.76 lbs) and measure 1.7 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Antechinus). An adult Agile antechinus grows up to a size of 1.51 meter (5′ 0″).
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 agile antechinus (Antechinus agilis) is a species of small carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It is found in Australia.
Other animals of the family Dasyuridae
Agile antechinus is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:
- Woolley’s false antechinus with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Habbema dasyure raching a size of 11 cm (0′ 5″)
- Parantechinus bilarni with 4 babies per pregnancy
- Dusky antechinus with 8 babies per pregnancy
- Kowari with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Tiger quoll with 5 babies per pregnancy
- Red-tailed phascogale with 7 babies per pregnancy
- Northern quoll with 6 babies per pregnancy
- Little red kaluta with 6 babies per pregnancy
- Western quoll with 5 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Agile antechinus
Those animals also give birth to 10 babies at once:
Animals with the same weight as a Agile antechinus
What other animals weight around 22 grams (0.05 lbs)?
- Oligoryzomys destructor weighting 25 grams
- Cozumel harvest mouse weighting 20 grams
- Beaded wood mouse weighting 22 grams
- Railer bat weighting 22 grams
- Zenker’s fruit bat weighting 21 grams
- Colombian forest mouse weighting 19 grams
- House mouse weighting 19 grams
- Eva’s desert mouse weighting 21 grams
- Narrow-nosed harvest mouse weighting 20 grams
- Abrothrix sanborni weighting 24 grams