Litter Size

How many babies does a Chinese ferret-badger have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chinese ferret-badgers are in a litter?

A Chinese ferret-badger (Melogale moschata) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 210 grams (0.46 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Mustelidae family (genus: Melogale). An adult Chinese ferret-badger grows up to a size of 38.5 cm (1′ 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 Chinese ferret-badger is 2

The Chinese ferret-badger (Melogale moschata), also known as the small-toothed ferret-badger is a member of the Mustelidae, and widely distributed in Southeast Asia. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List and considered tolerant of modified habitat.The Chinese ferret-badger is densely distributed mainly across areas of Central to Southern China.

Other animals of the family Mustelidae

Chinese ferret-badger is a member of the Mustelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chinese ferret-badger

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Chinese ferret-badger

Other animals that usually reach the age of 10.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Chinese ferret-badger

What other animals weight around 939 grams (2.07 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Chinese ferret-badger

Also reaching around 38.5 cm (1′ 4″) in size do these animals: