Litter Size

How many babies does a Brush rabbit have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Brush rabbits are in a litter?

A Brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 4 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 12 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 27 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 27 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Leporidae family (genus: Sylvilagus). An adult Brush rabbit grows up to a size of 30.4 cm (1′ 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 average litter size of a Brush rabbit is 3

The brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani), or western brush rabbit, or Californian brush rabbit, is a species of cottontail rabbit found in western coastal regions of North America, from the Columbia River in Oregon to the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. Its range extends as far east as the eastern sides of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges.

Other animals of the family Leporidae

Brush rabbit is a member of the Leporidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Brush rabbit

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Brush rabbit

What other animals weight around 716 grams (1.58 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Brush rabbit

Also reaching around 30.4 cm (1′ 0″) in size do these animals: