Litter Size

How many babies does a Defua rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Defua rats are in a litter?

A Defua rat (Dephomys defua) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 200 grams (0.44 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Dephomys). An adult Defua rat grows up to a size of 62.4 cm (2′ 1″).

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 Defua rat (Dephomys defua) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Defua rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Defua rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Defua rat

What other animals weight around 43 grams (0.09 lbs)?