Litter Size

How many babies does a Allegheny woodrat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Allegheny woodrats are in a litter?

A Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 33 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 15 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Cricetidae family (genus: Neotoma). An adult Allegheny woodrat grows up to a size of 11.7 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Allegheny woodrat is 2

The Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister), is a species of “pack rat” in the genus Neotoma. Once believed to be a subspecies of the eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana), extensive DNA analysis has proven it to be a distinct species.

Other animals of the family Cricetidae

Allegheny woodrat is a member of the Cricetidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Allegheny woodrat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Allegheny woodrat

What other animals weight around 447 grams (0.99 lbs)?