Litter Size

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

How many baby Alpine musk deers are in a litter?

A Alpine musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 188 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 660 grams (1.46 lbs) and measure 2.6 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Moschidae family (genus: Moschus). An adult Alpine musk deer grows up to a size of 90 cm (3′ 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 average litter size of a Alpine musk deer is 1

The Alpine musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) is a musk deer species native to the eastern Himalayas in Nepal, Bhutan and India to the highlands of Tibet.The Alpine musk deer recorded in the Himalayan foothills is now considered a separate species, the Himalayan musk deer.It is the state animal of Uttarakhand.

Other animals of the family Moschidae

Alpine musk deer is a member of the Moschidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Alpine musk deer

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Alpine musk deer

What other animals weight around 13.6 kg (29.98 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Alpine musk deer

Also reaching around 90 cm (3′ 0″) in size do these animals: