Litter Size

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

How many baby Crested agoutis are in a litter?

A Crested agouti (Dasyprocta cristata) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 6.87 kg (15.15 lbs) and measure 62.1 cm (2′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyproctidae family (genus: Dasyprocta). An adult Crested agouti 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 crested agouti (Dasyprocta cristata) is a species of rodent in the family Dasyproctidae. It is endemic to Guyana and Suriname. Its taxonomic status is uncertain and it may be synonymous with Dasyprocta leporina, leading the IUCN to rate it as Data Deficient.

Other animals of the family Dasyproctidae

Crested agouti is a member of the Dasyproctidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Crested agouti

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Crested agouti

What other animals weight around 2.65 kg (5.84 lbs)?