Litter Size

How many babies does a Brazilian spiny tree-rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Brazilian spiny tree-rats are in a litter?

A Brazilian spiny tree-rat (Makalata didelphoides) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 167 grams (0.37 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Echimyidae family (genus: Makalata). An adult Brazilian spiny tree-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 Brazilian spiny tree rat (Makalata didelphoides) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, and Trinidad & Tobago where it lives in lowland tropical rainforest. There is also a population in Ecuador which is referable either to this species or to Makalata macrurus. It is nocturnal, and eats seeds.

Other animals of the family Echimyidae

Brazilian spiny tree-rat is a member of the Echimyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Brazilian spiny tree-rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Brazilian spiny tree-rat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.08 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Brazilian spiny tree-rat

What other animals weight around 398 grams (0.88 lbs)?