Litter Size

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

How many baby Gray tree rats are in a litter?

A Gray tree rat (Lenothrix canus) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 75 grams (0.17 lbs) and measure 1.4 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Lenothrix). An adult Gray tree rat grows up to a size of 19.2 cm (0′ 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.

{{Not to be confused with eastern grey squirrel, which is commonly referred to as a “tree rat” in its introduced range}}The gray tree rat (Lenothrix canus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae and the only species in the monotypic genus Lenothrix. It is found in forests in Indonesia and Malaysia. A common species, the IUCN has rated it as being of “least concern”.

Other animals of the family Muridae

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

Animals that share a litter size with Gray tree rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Gray tree rat

Other animals that usually reach the age of 3.75 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Gray tree rat

What other animals weight around 150 grams (0.33 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Gray tree rat

Also reaching around 19.2 cm (0′ 8″) in size do these animals: