Litter Size

How many babies does a Ground pangolin have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Ground pangolins are in a litter?

A Ground pangolin (Manis temminckii) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 139 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 345 grams (0.76 lbs) and measure 13.3 cm (0′ 6″). They are a member of the Manidae family (genus: Manis). An adult Ground pangolin grows up to a size of 48.9 cm (1′ 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 Ground pangolin is 1

The ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii), also known as Temminck’s pangolin or Cape pangolin, is one of four species of pangolins which can be found in Africa, and the only one in southern and eastern Africa. The animal was named for the Dutch zoologist Coenraad Jacob Temminck. As a group, pangolins are among the most critically endangered animals in the world.

Other animals of the family Manidae

Ground pangolin is a member of the Manidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Ground pangolin

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Ground pangolin

What other animals weight around 11.92 kg (26.28 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Ground pangolin

Also reaching around 48.9 cm (1′ 8″) in size do these animals: