Litter Size

How many babies does a Eastern common cuscus have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Eastern common cuscuss are in a litter?

A Eastern common cuscus (Phalanger intercastellanus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 8 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 2.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Phalangeridae family (genus: Phalanger). An adult Eastern common cuscus grows up to a size of 38.4 cm (1′ 4″).

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 common cuscus is 2

The eastern common cuscus (Phalanger intercastellanus) is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae found in eastern Papua New Guinea. Until recently, it was considered conspecific with P. mimicus, and before that also with P. orientalis.The eastern common cuscus was introduced by humans into the Aru Islands and parts of northern Australia.

Other animals of the family Phalangeridae

Eastern common cuscus is a member of the Phalangeridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern common cuscus

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern common cuscus

What other animals weight around 1.75 kg (3.85 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Eastern common cuscus

Also reaching around 38.4 cm (1′ 4″) in size do these animals: