Litter Size

How many babies does a Eastern barred bandicoot have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Eastern barred bandicoots are in a litter?

A Eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.With 3 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 12 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 253 grams (0.56 lbs) and measure 1.3 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Peramelidae family (genus: Perameles). An adult Eastern barred bandicoot grows up to a size of 32.3 cm (1′ 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 average litter size of a Eastern barred bandicoot is 2

The eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii) is a small, rabbit-sized marsupial native to Tasmania and Victoria, southeastern Australia. It is one of three extant bandicoot species in the genus Perameles.

Other animals of the family Peramelidae

Eastern barred bandicoot is a member of the Peramelidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern barred bandicoot

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Eastern barred bandicoot

Other animals that usually reach the age of 5.5 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern barred bandicoot

What other animals weight around 903 grams (1.99 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Eastern barred bandicoot

Also reaching around 32.3 cm (1′ 1″) in size do these animals: