How many baby Cuvier’s gazelles are in a litter?
A Cuvier’s gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Each of those little ones spend around 83 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 48 grams (0.11 lbs) and measure 3 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Gazella). An adult Cuvier’s gazelle grows up to a size of 99.9 cm (3′ 4″).
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.
Cuvier’s gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) is a species of gazelle found in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. It is also known as the edmi. It is one of the darkest species of gazelle in coloring, due to its partial woodland habitat. It is sometimes placed in a separate genus, Trachelocele, from other gazelles, together with goitered gazelles and rhim gazelles. It is very rare in the wild with only 2000 individuals.
Other animals of the family Bovidae
Cuvier’s gazelle is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:
- Saiga antelope with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Sitatunga with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Bongo (antelope) with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Klipspringer with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Sharpe’s grysbok with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Topi becoming 12.5 years old
- Zebra duiker with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Springbok with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Four-horned antelope with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Dorcas gazelle with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Cuvier’s gazelle
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once: