Litter Size

How many babies does a Brown-throated sloth have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Brown-throated sloths are in a litter?

A Brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 171 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 272 grams (0.6 lbs) and measure 4.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Bradypodidae family (genus: Bradypus). An adult Brown-throated sloth grows up to a size of 54.8 cm (1′ 10″).

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 Brown-throated sloth is 1

The brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) is a species of three-toed sloth found in the neotropical ecozone of Central and South America.It is the most common of the four species of three-toed sloth, and is found in the forests of South and Central America.

Other animals of the family Bradypodidae

Brown-throated sloth is a member of the Bradypodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Brown-throated sloth

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Brown-throated sloth

What other animals weight around 4 kg (8.81 lbs)?