Litter Size

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

How many baby Cuban solenodons are in a litter?

A Cuban solenodon (Solenodon cubanus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Solenodontidae family (genus: Solenodon). An adult Cuban solenodon grows up to a size of 34.9 cm (1′ 2″).

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 Cuban solenodon is 1

The Cuban solenodon or almiqui (Solenodon cubanus), is a species of eulipotyphlan endemic to Cuba. It belongs to the family Solenodontidae along with a similar species, the Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus). The solenodon is unusual among mammals in that its saliva is venomous.

Other animals of the family Solenodontidae

Cuban solenodon is a member of the Solenodontidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Cuban solenodon

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Cuban solenodon

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Cuban solenodon

What other animals weight around 806 grams (1.78 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Cuban solenodon

Also reaching around 34.9 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: