Litter Size

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

How many baby Atherton antechinuss are in a litter?

A Atherton antechinus (Antechinus godmani) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Antechinus). An adult Atherton antechinus grows up to a size of 9.4 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Atherton antechinus is 4

The Atherton antechinus (Antechinus godmani), also known as Godman’s antechinus, is a species of small carnivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is one of the rarest members of its genus, and differs from other antechinuses in its more rufous body colour and small eyes.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Atherton antechinus is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Atherton antechinus

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Atherton antechinus

What other animals weight around 76 grams (0.17 lbs)?