Litter Size

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

How many baby Common punarés are in a litter?

A Common punaré (Thrichomys apereoides) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 96 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 21 grams (0.05 lbs) and measure 36.8 cm (1′ 3″). They are a member of the Echimyidae family (genus: Thrichomys). An adult Common punaré grows up to a size of 18.4 cm (0′ 8″).

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 punaré is 3

The common punaré, Thrichomys apereoides, is a species of spiny rat endemic to Brazil.

Other animals of the family Echimyidae

Common punaré is a member of the Echimyidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Common punaré

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Common punaré

What other animals weight around 298 grams (0.66 lbs)?