Litter Size

How many babies does a European wildcat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby European wildcats are in a litter?

A European wildcat (Felis silvestris) 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 65 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 106 grams (0.23 lbs) and measure 8.3 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Felidae family (genus: Felis). An adult European wildcat grows up to a size of 50 cm (1′ 8″).

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 European wildcat is 3

The European wildcat (Felis silvestris) is a wildcat species native to continental Europe, Scotland, Turkey and the Caucasus. It inhabits forests from the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Central and Eastern Europe to the Caucasus. It has been extirpated in England and Wales.In France and Italy, the European wildcat is predominantly nocturnal, but also active in the daytime when undisturbed by human activities.

Other animals of the family Felidae

European wildcat is a member of the Felidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with European wildcat

Those animals also give birth to 3 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a European wildcat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 31 years:

Animals with the same weight as a European wildcat

What other animals weight around 4.53 kg (9.99 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a European wildcat

Also reaching around 50 cm (1′ 8″) in size do these animals: