Litter Size

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

How many baby Anoas are in a litter?

A Anoa (Bubalus depressicornis) 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 295 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 272 grams (0.6 lbs) and measure 4.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Bubalus). An adult Anoa grows up to a size of 1.73 meter (5′ 9″).

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 Anoa is 1

Anoa, also known as midget buffalo and sapiutan, are a subgenus of Bubalus comprising two species endemic to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia: the mountain anoa (Bubalus quarlesi) and the lowland anoa (Bubalus depressicornis). Both live in undisturbed rainforest and are similar in appearance to miniature water buffalo, weighing 150–300 kg (330–660 lb).Both species of anoa have been classified as endangered since the 1960s and the populations continue to decrease. Fewer than 5,000 animals of each species likely remain. Reasons for their decline include hunting for hides, horns and meat by the local peoples and loss of habitat due to the advancement of settlement. Currently, hunting is the more serious factor in most areas.After a study of the skulls of many anoa, it was shown that there was hybridizing and interbreeding between the two. It was questioned as to whether the two species were actually different due to mixing of the two in many different areas, as well as some interbreeding. After analyzing the DNA barcode of the two, it was proven that they are in fact different species.

Other animals of the family Bovidae

Anoa is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Anoa

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Anoa

Other animals that usually reach the age of 36 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Anoa

What other animals weight around 256 kg (564.37 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Anoa

Also reaching around 1.73 meter (5′ 9″) in size do these animals: