Litter Size

How many babies does a Baird’s tapir have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Baird’s tapirs are in a litter?

A Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 396 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Tapiridae family (genus: Tapirus). An adult Baird’s tapir grows up to a size of 2.2 meter (7′ 3″).

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 Baird's tapir is 1

Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii), also known as the Central American tapir, is a species of tapir native to Mexico, Central America and northwestern South America. It is one of three Latin American species of tapir.

Other animals of the family Tapiridae

Baird’s tapir is a member of the Tapiridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Baird’s tapir

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Baird’s tapir

What other animals weight around 292.39 kg (644.61 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Baird’s tapir

Also reaching around 2.2 meter (7′ 3″) in size do these animals: