Litter Size

How many babies does a Buffy-headed marmoset have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Buffy-headed marmosets are in a litter?

A Buffy-headed marmoset (Callithrix flaviceps) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 140 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 35 grams (0.08 lbs) and measure 12.5 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Callitrichidae family (genus: Callithrix). An adult Buffy-headed marmoset grows up to a size of 24 cm (0′ 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 Buffy-headed marmoset is 2

The buffy-headed marmoset (Callithrix flaviceps) is a rare species of marmoset endemic to the rainforests of south-eastern Brazil. It occurs in southern EspĂ­rito Santo and possibly northern Rio de Janeiro and its distribution extends into Minas Gerais.

Other animals of the family Callitrichidae

Buffy-headed marmoset is a member of the Callitrichidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Buffy-headed marmoset

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Buffy-headed marmoset

What other animals weight around 374 grams (0.82 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Buffy-headed marmoset

Also reaching around 24 cm (0′ 10″) in size do these animals: