Litter Size

How many babies does a Cinnamon antechinus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Cinnamon antechinuss are in a litter?

A Cinnamon antechinus (Antechinus leo) usually gives birth to around 8 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 8 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 30 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.7 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Antechinus). An adult Cinnamon antechinus grows up to a size of 9.4 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 Cinnamon antechinus is 8

The cinnamon antechinus (Antechinus leo), also known as the Iron Ranges antechinus and the Cape York antechinus, is a species of small carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It is the only mammal endemic to Cape York Peninsula, being confined to semideciduous forest around the McIlraith and Iron Ranges. Along with the Atherton antechinus (Antechinus godmani), it is the rarest in its genus.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Cinnamon antechinus is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cinnamon antechinus

Those animals also give birth to 8 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Cinnamon antechinus

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Cinnamon antechinus

What other animals weight around 71 grams (0.16 lbs)?