Litter Size

How many babies does a Clara’s echymipera have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Clara’s echymiperas are in a litter?

A Clara’s echymipera (Echymipera clara) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Peroryctidae family (genus: Echymipera). An adult Clara’s echymipera grows up to a size of 34.1 cm (1′ 2″).

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 Clara's echymipera is 2

Clara’s echymipera (Echymipera clara), or Clara’s spiny bandicoot or white-lipped bandicoot, is a species of marsupial in the family Peramelidae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.It is hunted for human consumption in New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Peroryctidae

Clara’s echymipera is a member of the Peroryctidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Clara’s echymipera

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Clara’s echymipera

What other animals weight around 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Clara’s echymipera

Also reaching around 34.1 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: