Litter Size

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

How many baby Bahamian hutias are in a litter?

A Bahamian hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 106 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 76 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 14.6 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Capromyidae family (genus: Geocapromys). An adult Bahamian hutia grows up to a size of 39.5 cm (1′ 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 Bahamian hutia is 1

The Bahamian hutia or Ingraham’s hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami) is a species of rodent in the family Capromyidae. Geocapromys ingrahami is endemic to the Bahamas. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and rocky areas.

Other animals of the family Capromyidae

Bahamian hutia is a member of the Capromyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bahamian hutia

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Bahamian hutia

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Bahamian hutia

What other animals weight around 912 grams (2.01 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bahamian hutia

Also reaching around 39.5 cm (1′ 4″) in size do these animals: