Litter Size

How many babies does a Bushveld elephant shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bushveld elephant shrews are in a litter?

A Bushveld elephant shrew (Elephantulus intufi) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 51 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 10 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Macroscelididae family (genus: Elephantulus). An adult Bushveld elephant shrew grows up to a size of 11.7 cm (0′ 5″).

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 Bushveld elephant shrew is 1

The bushveld elephant shrew or bushveld sengi (Elephantulus intufi) is a species of elephant shrew in the family Macroscelididae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and hot deserts.

Other animals of the family Macroscelididae

Bushveld elephant shrew is a member of the Macroscelididae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bushveld elephant shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Bushveld elephant shrew

Other animals that usually reach the age of 8.75 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Bushveld elephant shrew

What other animals weight around 48 grams (0.11 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bushveld elephant shrew

Also reaching around 11.7 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: