Litter Size

How many babies does a Cape fox have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Cape foxs are in a litter?

A Cape fox (Vulpes chama) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 52 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 29 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 4.8 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Canidae family (genus: Vulpes). An adult Cape fox grows up to a size of 53.4 cm (1′ 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 Cape fox is 2

The Cape fox (Vulpes chama), also called the asse, cama fox or the silver-backed fox, is a small fox, native to southern Africa. It is also called a South African version of a fennec fox due to their big ears.It has black or silver gray fur with flanks and underside in light yellow. The tip of its tail is always black.The Cape fox tends to be 45 to 61 cm (17.5 to 24 in) long, not including a 30 to 40 cm (12 to 15.5 in) tail. It is 28 to 33 cm (11 to 13 in) tall at the shoulder, and usually weighs from 3.6 to 5 kg (7.9 to 11.0 lb).

Other animals of the family Canidae

Cape fox is a member of the Canidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cape fox

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Cape fox

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Cape fox

What other animals weight around 2.92 kg (6.44 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Cape fox

Also reaching around 53.4 cm (1′ 10″) in size do these animals: