Litter Size

How many babies does a Crest-tailed mulgara have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Crest-tailed mulgaras are in a litter?

A Crest-tailed mulgara (Dasycercus cristicauda) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 39 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 6.87 kg (15.15 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Dasycercus). An adult Crest-tailed mulgara grows up to a size of 17.5 cm (0′ 7″).

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 Crest-tailed mulgara is 6

The crest-tailed mulgara (Dasycercus cristicauda), is a small to medium-sized Australian carnivorous marsupial and a member of the family Dasyuridae (meaning “hairy tail”) which includes quolls, dunnarts, the numbat, Tasmanian devil and extinct thylacine. The crest-tailed mulgara is among a group of native predatory mammals or mesopredators endemic to arid Australia.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Crest-tailed mulgara is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Crest-tailed mulgara

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Crest-tailed mulgara

Other animals that usually reach the age of 7 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Crest-tailed mulgara

What other animals weight around 100 grams (0.22 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Crest-tailed mulgara

Also reaching around 17.5 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: