Litter Size

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

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

A Bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 29 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Neotoma). An adult Bushy-tailed woodrat grows up to a size of 20.9 cm (0′ 9″).

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 woodrat is 3

The bushy-tailed woodrat, or packrat (Neotoma cinerea) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae found in Canada and the United States.Its natural habitats are boreal forests, temperate forests, dry savanna, temperate shrubland, and temperate grassland.The bushy-tailed woodrat is the original “pack rat”, the species in which the trading habit is most pronounced. It has a strong preference for shiny objects and will drop whatever it may be carrying in favor of a coin or a spoon.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Bushy-tailed woodrat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Bushy-tailed woodrat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Bushy-tailed woodrat

What other animals weight around 286 grams (0.63 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Bushy-tailed woodrat

Also reaching around 20.9 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: