Litter Size

How many babies does a False water rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby False water rats are in a litter?

A False water rat (Xeromys myoides) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 5 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 11.1 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Xeromys). An adult False water rat grows up to a size of 11.3 cm (0′ 5″).

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 False water rat is 2

The false water rat (Xeromys myoides) is a species of rodent native to waterways of Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Other animals of the family Muridae

False water rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with False water rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a False water rat

What other animals weight around 45 grams (0.1 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a False water rat

Also reaching around 11.3 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: