Litter Size

How many babies does a Bennett’s chinchilla rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bennett’s chinchilla rats are in a litter?

A Bennett’s chinchilla rat (Abrocoma bennettii) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

They are a member of the Abrocomidae family (genus: Abrocoma).

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 Bennett's chinchilla rat is 4

Bennett’s chinchilla rat (Abrocoma bennettii) is a species of chinchilla rat in the family Abrocomidae. It is found only in Chile where its habitat is Mediterranean-type scrub on the western side of the Andes. The IUCN has assessed its conservation status as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Abrocomidae

Bennett’s chinchilla rat is a member of the Abrocomidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bennett’s chinchilla rat

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Bennett’s chinchilla rat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.25 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Bennett’s chinchilla rat

What other animals weight around 251 grams (0.55 lbs)?