Litter Size

How many babies does a Central American agouti have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Central American agoutis are in a litter?

A Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 99 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6.87 kg (15.15 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyproctidae family (genus: Dasyprocta). An adult Central American agouti grows up to a size of 57.4 cm (1′ 11″).

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 Central American agouti is 1

The Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) is a species of agouti from the family Dasyproctidae. The main portion of its range is from Chiapas and the Yucatan Peninsula (southern Mexico), through Central America, to northwestern Ecuador, Colombia and far western Venezuela. A highly disjunct population is found in southeastern Peru, far southwestern Brazil, Bolivia, western Paraguay and far northwestern Argentina. The disjunct population has been treated as a separate species, the brown agouti (Dasyprocta variegata), but a major review of the geographic variation is necessary. The Central American agouti has also been introduced to Cuba, Bahamas, Jamaica, Hispaniola and the Cayman Islands.Though some populations are reduced due to hunting and deforestation, large populations remain and it is not considered threatened.

Other animals of the family Dasyproctidae

Central American agouti is a member of the Dasyproctidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Central American agouti

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Central American agouti

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Central American agouti

What other animals weight around 2.31 kg (5.09 lbs)?