Litter Size

How many babies does a Dark-tailed tree rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Dark-tailed tree rats are in a litter?

A Dark-tailed tree rat (Niviventer cremoriventer) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 499 grams (1.1 lbs) and measure 2.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Niviventer). An adult Dark-tailed tree rat grows up to a size of 15.9 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 Dark-tailed tree rat is 3

The dark-tailed tree rat or Sundaic arboreal niviventer (Niviventer cremoriventer) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found on the Malay Peninsula (Thailand, Malaysia), including some offshore islands (Myanmar: Mergui Archipelago), and in parts of the Malay Archipelago (Singapore; Indonesia: Anambas Islands, Sumatra, Nias, Belitung (=Billiton), Bangka Island, Java, Bali; Borneo and some its offshore islands). It might be a species complex.Dark-tailed tree rat is a common species that lives both arboreally and on the ground in primary forest habitats and also secondary wooded habitats, but not outside forests. Such habitats are being lost, especially in the lowland areas, representing a threat to this species.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Dark-tailed tree rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Dark-tailed tree rat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Dark-tailed tree rat

What other animals weight around 71 grams (0.16 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Dark-tailed tree rat

Also reaching around 15.9 cm (0′ 7″) in size do these animals: