Litter Size

How many babies does a Golden-rumped elephant shrew have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Golden-rumped elephant shrews are in a litter?

A Golden-rumped elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon chrysopygus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 42 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 80 grams (0.18 lbs) and measure 2.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Macroscelididae family (genus: Rhynchocyon). An adult Golden-rumped elephant shrew grows up to a size of 27.3 cm (0′ 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 Golden-rumped elephant shrew is 1

The golden-rumped elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon chrysopygus) is a small African mammal. It is the largest species of the elephant shrew family along with its close relative the grey-faced sengi. It is classified as endangered.

Other animals of the family Macroscelididae

Golden-rumped elephant shrew is a member of the Macroscelididae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Golden-rumped elephant shrew

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Golden-rumped elephant shrew

Other animals that usually reach the age of 4 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Golden-rumped elephant shrew

What other animals weight around 535 grams (1.18 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Golden-rumped elephant shrew

Also reaching around 27.3 cm (0′ 11″) in size do these animals: