Litter Size

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

How many baby Blanford’s rats are in a litter?

A Blanford’s rat (Madromys blanfordi) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 167 grams (0.37 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Madromys). An adult Blanford’s rat grows up to a size of 45 cm (1′ 6″).

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 Blanford's rat is 2

Blanford’s rat (Madromys blanfordi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Madromys. Known as වලිග සුදු වන මීයා (meaning white-tailed wood rat) in Sinhala language.It is found throughout India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh (in Satkhira District).

Other animals of the family Muridae

Blanford’s rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Blanford’s rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once: