Litter Size

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

How many baby Glacier rats are in a litter?

A Glacier rat (Stenomys richardsoni) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 7 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 4.5 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Stenomys). An adult Glacier rat grows up to a size of 12.8 cm (0′ 6″).

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 glacier rat (Rattus richardsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to the New Guinea Highlands near Puncak Trikora (=Mt. Wilhelmina) and Puncak Jaya (=Carstensz Pyramid), West Papua, Indonesia. Its altitudinal range is 3,225–4,500 m (10,581–14,764 ft) above sea level.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Glacier rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Glacier rat

What other animals weight around 66 grams (0.15 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Glacier rat

Also reaching around 12.8 cm (0′ 6″) in size do these animals: