Litter Size

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

How many baby Coruros are in a litter?

A Coruro (Spalacopus cyanus) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 80 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Octodontidae family (genus: Spalacopus). An adult Coruro grows up to a size of 13.2 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Coruro is 3

The coruro (Spalacopus cyanus) is a species of rodent in the family Octodontidae. It is monotypic within the genus Spalacopus. The species is endemic to central Chile, where it has been found in a wide variety of habitats, from coastal to montane. It is fossorial and lives in colonies.

Other animals of the family Octodontidae

Coruro is a member of the Octodontidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Coruro

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Coruro

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Coruro

What other animals weight around 101 grams (0.22 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Coruro

Also reaching around 13.2 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: