Litter Size

How many babies does a Desert rat-kangaroo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Desert rat-kangaroos are in a litter?

A Desert rat-kangaroo (Caloprymnus campestris) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 2 grams (0 lbs) and measure 12.5 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Potoroidae family (genus: Caloprymnus). An adult Desert rat-kangaroo grows up to a size of 24.7 cm (0′ 10″).

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 Desert rat-kangaroo is 1

The desert rat-kangaroo (Caloprymnus campestris), also called the buff-nosed rat-kangaroo, plains rat-kangaroo or oolacunta, is an extinct small hopping marsupial endemic to desert regions of Central Australia. It was discovered in the early 1840s and described by John Gould in London in 1843, on the basis of three specimens sent to him by George Grey, the governor of South Australia at the time.

Other animals of the family Potoroidae

Desert rat-kangaroo is a member of the Potoroidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Desert rat-kangaroo

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Desert rat-kangaroo

Other animals that usually reach the age of 13 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Desert rat-kangaroo

What other animals weight around 929 grams (2.05 lbs)?