Litter Size

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

How many baby Cape gray mongooses are in a litter?

A Cape gray mongoose (Galerella pulverulenta) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 20 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Herpestidae family (genus: Galerella). An adult Cape gray mongoose grows up to a size of 35 cm (1′ 2″).

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 gray mongoose is 2

The Cape grey mongoose (Galerella pulverulenta), also called the small grey mongoose, is a small mammal native to South Africa, Lesotho and southern Namibia.

Other animals of the family Herpestidae

Cape gray mongoose is a member of the Herpestidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cape gray mongoose

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Cape gray mongoose

Other animals that usually reach the age of 8.67 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Cape gray mongoose

What other animals weight around 791 grams (1.74 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Cape gray mongoose

Also reaching around 35 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: