Litter Size

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

How many baby Cape York rats are in a litter?

A Cape York rat (Rattus leucopus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 4 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4.2 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Rattus). An adult Cape York rat grows up to a size of 18.9 cm (0′ 8″).

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 Cape York rat (Rattus leucopus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in southern New Guinea, in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, and in Cape York Peninsula in Australia.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Cape York rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cape York rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Cape York rat

What other animals weight around 200 grams (0.44 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Cape York rat

Also reaching around 18.9 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: