Litter Size

How many babies does a Common echymipera have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Common echymiperas are in a litter?

A Common echymipera (Echymipera kalubu) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 13 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. 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 Common echymipera grows up to a size of 27 cm (0′ 11″).

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 Common echymipera is 2

The common echymipera (Echymipera kalubu), or common spiny bandicoot, is a bandicoot. It is long-snouted even by bandicoot standards. The upper parts are a coarse reddish brown, flecked with spiny buff and black hairs. The tail is short and almost hairless. Length varies between 300 and 400 mm, with the tail accounting for an additional 80 to 100 mm; weight is from 600 to 2000 g.

Other animals of the family Peroryctidae

Common echymipera is a member of the Peroryctidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Common echymipera

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Common echymipera

What other animals weight around 825 grams (1.82 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Common echymipera

Also reaching around 27 cm (0′ 11″) in size do these animals: