Litter Size

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

How many baby Armored rats are in a litter?

A Armored rat (Hoplomys gymnurus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 60 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 24 grams (0.05 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Echimyidae family (genus: Hoplomys). An adult Armored rat grows up to a size of 22.3 cm (0′ 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 Armored rat is 2

The armored rat (Hoplomys gymnurus) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is monotypic within the genus Hoplomys. It is found in Latin America, from northern Honduras to northwest Ecuador. It possesses a range of spines on its back and sides of the body.

Other animals of the family Echimyidae

Armored rat is a member of the Echimyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Armored rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Armored rat

What other animals weight around 281 grams (0.62 lbs)?