Litter Size

How many babies does a Black-spotted cuscus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Black-spotted cuscuss are in a litter?

A Black-spotted cuscus (Spilocuscus rufoniger) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Phalangeridae family (genus: Spilocuscus). An adult Black-spotted cuscus grows up to a size of 45.8 cm (1′ 7″).

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 Black-spotted cuscus is 1

The black-spotted cuscus (Spilocuscus rufoniger) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae. It is among the largest members of the family, only being surpassed by the bear cuscus. It is a relatively colourful species found in forests of northern New Guinea. It is threatened by hunting and habitat loss, and has already disappeared from large parts of its range. Consequently, it is rated as Critically Endangered by IUCN.

Other animals of the family Phalangeridae

Black-spotted cuscus is a member of the Phalangeridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Black-spotted cuscus

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Black-spotted cuscus

What other animals weight around 6 kg (13.23 lbs)?