Litter Size

How many babies does a Chinese pangolin have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Chinese pangolins are in a litter?

A Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 88 grams (0.19 lbs) and measure 13.3 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Manidae family (genus: Manis). An adult Chinese pangolin grows up to a size of 37.9 cm (1′ 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 Chinese pangolin is 1

The Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) is a pangolin native to the northern Indian subcontinent, northern parts of Southeast Asia and southern China. It has been listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List since 2014, as the wild population is estimated to have declined by more than 80% in three pangolin generations, equal to 21 years. It is threatened by poaching for the illegal wildlife trade.

Other animals of the family Manidae

Chinese pangolin is a member of the Manidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Chinese pangolin

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Chinese pangolin

What other animals weight around 4.67 kg (10.3 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Chinese pangolin

Also reaching around 37.9 cm (1′ 3″) in size do these animals: