Litter Size

How many babies does a Giant armadillo have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Giant armadillos are in a litter?

A Giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 124 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 113 grams (0.25 lbs) and measure 18.3 cm (0′ 8″). They are a member of the Dasypodidae family (genus: Priodontes). An adult Giant armadillo grows up to a size of 87.4 cm (2′ 11″).

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 Giant armadillo is 1

The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus), colloquially tatou, ocarro, tatu-canastra or tatú carreta, is the largest living species of armadillo (although their extinct relatives, the glyptodonts, were much larger). It lives in South America, ranging throughout as far south as northern Argentina. This species is considered vulnerable to extinction.The giant armadillo prefers termites and some ants as prey, and often consumes the entire population of a termite mound. It also has been known to prey upon worms, larvae and larger creatures, such as spiders and snakes, and plants.At least one zoo park, in Villavicencio, Colombia – Los Ocarros – is dedicated to this animal.

Other animals of the family Dasypodidae

Giant armadillo is a member of the Dasypodidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Giant armadillo

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Giant armadillo

Other animals that usually reach the age of 15 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Giant armadillo

What other animals weight around 41.33 kg (91.11 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Giant armadillo

Also reaching around 87.4 cm (2′ 11″) in size do these animals: