Litter Size

How many babies does a Chacoan mara have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chacoan maras are in a litter?

A Chacoan mara (Dolichotis salinicola) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 77 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 199 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Caviidae family (genus: Dolichotis). An adult Chacoan mara grows up to a size of 66.4 cm (2′ 3″).

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 Chacoan mara is 1

The Chacoan mara (Dolichotis salinicola) is a relatively large South American rodent of the cavy family. They are a close relative of the better known Patagonian mara.

Other animals of the family Caviidae

Chacoan mara is a member of the Caviidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chacoan mara

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Chacoan mara

What other animals weight around 1.61 kg (3.55 lbs)?