Litter Size

How many babies does a Cinereus ringtail possum have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Cinereus ringtail possums are in a litter?

A Cinereus ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus cinereus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 275 grams (0.61 lbs) and measure 4 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Pseudocheiridae family (genus: Pseudochirulus). An adult Cinereus ringtail possum grows up to a size of 22.3 cm (0′ 9″).

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 Cinereus ringtail possum is 2

The cinereus ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus cinereus), also known as the Daintree River ringtail possum, is a species of possum found in northeastern Queensland, Australia. It was long believed to be the same as the Herbert River ringtail possum (P. herbertensis), but has recently been separated. The two species differ considerably in appearance.The cinereus ringtail possum is a cinnamon or brown colour, and has been said, like the lemur-like ringtail possum (Hemibelideus lemuroides), to resemble a lemur. It is found in montane tropical rainforest in three separate populations just north of Cairns: on Carbine Tableland, Mount Windsor Tableland and Thornton Peak massif.

Other animals of the family Pseudocheiridae

Cinereus ringtail possum is a member of the Pseudocheiridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cinereus ringtail possum

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Cinereus ringtail possum

What other animals weight around 977 grams (2.15 lbs)?