Litter Size

How many babies does a Bennett’s tree-kangaroo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bennett’s tree-kangaroos are in a litter?

A Bennett’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus bennettianus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Macropodidae family (genus: Dendrolagus). An adult Bennett’s tree-kangaroo grows up to a size of 49.9 cm (1′ 8″).

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 tree-kangaroo is 1

Bennett’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus bennettianus) is a large tree-kangaroo. Males can weigh from 11.5 kg up to almost 14 kg (25 to 31 lbs), while the females range between about 8 to 10.6 kg (17.6 to 23 lbs). They are very agile and are able to leap 9 metres (30 ft) down to another branch and have been known to drop as far as 18 metres (59 ft) to the ground without injury.

Other animals of the family Macropodidae

Bennett’s tree-kangaroo is a member of the Macropodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

Other animals that usually reach the age of 20 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Bennett’s tree-kangaroo

What other animals weight around 10.48 kg (23.1 lbs)?