Litter Size

How many babies does a Creek groove-toothed swamp rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Creek groove-toothed swamp rats are in a litter?

A Creek groove-toothed swamp rat (Pelomys fallax) usually gives birth to around 4 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 253 grams (0.56 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Pelomys). An adult Creek groove-toothed swamp rat grows up to a size of 88.6 cm (2′ 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 creek groove-toothed swamp rat (Pelomys fallax) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are moist savanna and pastureland.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Creek groove-toothed swamp rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Creek groove-toothed swamp rat

Those animals also give birth to 4 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Creek groove-toothed swamp rat

What other animals weight around 121 grams (0.27 lbs)?