Litter Size

How many babies does a Dent’s vlei rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Dent’s vlei rats are in a litter?

A Dent’s vlei rat (Otomys denti) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 20 grams (0.04 lbs) and measure 15.2 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Otomys). An adult Dent’s vlei rat grows up to a size of 15 cm (0′ 6″).

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.

Dent’s vlei rat (Otomys denti) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.It is threatened by habitat loss.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Dent’s vlei rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Dent’s vlei rat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Dent’s vlei rat

What other animals weight around 120 grams (0.26 lbs)?