Litter Size

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

How many baby Eastern woodrats are in a litter?

A Eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana) usually gives birth to around 3 babies.With 2 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 34 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 14 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 6.6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Neotoma). An adult Eastern woodrat grows up to a size of 21.2 cm (0′ 9″).

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 woodrat is 3

The eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana), also known as the Florida woodrat or bush rat is a pack rat native to the central and Eastern United States. It constructs large dens that may serve as nests for many generations and stores food in outlying caches for the winter. While widespread and not uncommon, it has declined or disappeared in several areas.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Eastern woodrat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Eastern woodrat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Eastern woodrat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Eastern woodrat

What other animals weight around 252 grams (0.56 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Eastern woodrat

Also reaching around 21.2 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: