Litter Size

How many babies does a Chilean rock rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chilean rock rats are in a litter?

A Chilean rock rat (Aconaemys fuscus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Octodontidae family (genus: Aconaemys). An adult Chilean rock rat grows up to a size of 8 cm (0′ 4″).

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 Chilean rock rat is 3

The Chilean rock rat (Aconaemys fuscus) is a species of rodent in the family Octodontidae. It is found in the high Andes of Argentina and Chile.

Other animals of the family Octodontidae

Chilean rock rat is a member of the Octodontidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chilean rock rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Chilean rock rat

What other animals weight around 130 grams (0.29 lbs)?