Litter Size

How many babies does a Bushy-tailed mongoose have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Bushy-tailed mongooses are in a litter?

A Bushy-tailed mongoose (Bdeogale crassicauda) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 34 grams (0.07 lbs) and measure 5.2 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Herpestidae family (genus: Bdeogale). An adult Bushy-tailed mongoose grows up to a size of 44.6 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 average litter size of a Bushy-tailed mongoose is 1

Other animals of the family Herpestidae

Bushy-tailed mongoose is a member of the Herpestidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bushy-tailed mongoose

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Bushy-tailed mongoose

What other animals weight around 1.72 kg (3.79 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bushy-tailed mongoose

Also reaching around 44.6 cm (1′ 6″) in size do these animals: