Litter Size

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

How many baby Common genets are in a litter?

A Common genet (Genetta genetta) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 74 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 77 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 14.6 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Viverridae family (genus: Genetta). An adult Common genet grows up to a size of 55.4 cm (1′ 10″).

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 genet is 2

The common genet (Genetta genetta) is a small viverrid indigenous to Africa that was introduced to southwestern Europe and the Balearic Islands. It is widely distributed north of the Sahara, in savanna zones south of the Sahara to southern Africa and along the coast of Arabia, Yemen and Oman. It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List.

Other animals of the family Viverridae

Common genet is a member of the Viverridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Common genet

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Common genet

Other animals that usually reach the age of 34 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Common genet

What other animals weight around 1.77 kg (3.9 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Common genet

Also reaching around 55.4 cm (1′ 10″) in size do these animals: