Litter Size

How many babies does a Greater stick-nest rat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Greater stick-nest rats are in a litter?

A Greater stick-nest rat (Leporillus conditor) usually gives birth to around 2 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 43 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 27 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 10.7 cm (0′ 5″). They are a member of the Muridae family (genus: Leporillus). An adult Greater stick-nest 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.

The average litter size of a Greater stick-nest rat is 2

The greater stick-nest rat, house-building rat (Leporillus conditor) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. They are about the size of a small rabbit and construct large nests of interwoven sticks. Once widespread across southern Australia, the population was reduced after colonisation to one island; the species has been reintroduced to protected and monitored areas.

Other animals of the family Muridae

Greater stick-nest rat is a member of the Muridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Greater stick-nest rat

Those animals also give birth to 2 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater stick-nest rat

What other animals weight around 329 grams (0.73 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Greater stick-nest rat

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