Litter Size

How many babies does a Big-eared swamp rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Big-eared swamp rats are in a litter?

A Big-eared swamp rat (Malacomys longipes) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 673 grams (1.48 lbs) and measure 3.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Malacomys). An adult Big-eared swamp rat grows up to a size of 59.5 cm (2′ 0″).

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 big-eared swamp rat (Malacomys longipes) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Big-eared swamp rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Big-eared swamp rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Big-eared swamp rat

What other animals weight around 95 grams (0.21 lbs)?