Litter Size

How many babies does a Alpine marmot have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Alpine marmots are in a litter?

A Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 35 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 29 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 11.1 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Sciuridae family (genus: Marmota). An adult Alpine marmot grows up to a size of 41.2 cm (1′ 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 Alpine marmot is 4

The alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) is a large ground-dwelling squirrel, from the genus of marmots. It is found in high numbers in mountainous areas of central and southern Europe, at heights between 800 and 3,200 m (2,600–10,500 ft) in the Alps, Carpathians, Tatras and Northern Apennines. In 1948 they were reintroduced with success in the Pyrenees, where the alpine marmot had disappeared at end of the Pleistocene epoch.

Other animals of the family Sciuridae

Alpine marmot is a member of the Sciuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Alpine marmot

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Alpine marmot

Other animals that usually reach the age of 18 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Alpine marmot

What other animals weight around 4.06 kg (8.95 lbs)?