Litter Size

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

How many baby Eastern quolls are in a litter?

A Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus) usually gives birth to around 5 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 5 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 20 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 96 grams (0.21 lbs) and measure 0.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Dasyurus). An adult Eastern quoll grows up to a size of 33.3 cm (1′ 2″).

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 quoll is 5

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), formerly known as the eastern native cat, is a medium-sized carnivorous dasyurid marsupial native to Australia. They are widespread and even locally common in Tasmania. They have been considered extinct on the mainland since the 1960s, however have been reintroduced back into fenced sanctuaries in 2016, and more recently into the wild in March 2018. It is one of six extant species of quolls.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Eastern quoll is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern quoll

Those animals also give birth to 5 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Eastern quoll

Other animals that usually reach the age of 6.75 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern quoll

What other animals weight around 1.12 kg (2.46 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Eastern quoll

Also reaching around 33.3 cm (1′ 2″) in size do these animals: