Litter Size

How many babies does a Chestnut white-bellied rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chestnut white-bellied rats are in a litter?

A Chestnut white-bellied rat (Niviventer fulvescens) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 499 grams (1.1 lbs) and measure 2.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Niviventer). An adult Chestnut white-bellied rat grows up to a size of 15.9 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Chestnut white-bellied rat is 4

The chestnut white-bellied rat (Niviventer fulvescens) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is a small rodent with a distinct bright chestnut upper-coat and a white under-coat. The colour of the upper-coat is variable from very bright to a duller brown. The side of the body has a distinct margin where the upper and the under-coat meet. The upper-side of the tail is mostly brownish whereas the underside is whitish to flesh coloured. The species is mostly found in disturbed and undisturbed forest habitat. The species is known to scatter-hoard seeds in forests of eastern Himalayas.It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Chestnut white-bellied rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chestnut white-bellied rat

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Chestnut white-bellied rat

What other animals weight around 81 grams (0.18 lbs)?